My Brother's Keeper Alliance Updates

Reflections on Race, the American Dream and the Aspen Ideas Festival

July 13, 2015 4:07 AM

By Marisa Renee Lee Every year, leaders in business, politics, art, science, and the humanities gather in Aspen, Colorado to engage in… More

Changing The Narrative

July 6, 2015 12:30 AM

By Max Skolnik Where were you yesterday? We missed you. I was at a funeral. My friend was shot. He said it so nonchalantly, like… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Celebrates the Fathers in Our Lives

June 19, 2015 1:34 PM

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance board chair, Joe Echevarria, reflects on the meaning of fatherhood. This Sunday is Father’s Day, a great reminder for each of us… More

Watch Highlights from the Launch of My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

June 17, 2015 4:50 PM

On May 4, 2015, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a new independent nonprofit, launched at an event at Lehman College in the Bronx, NY. President Obama… More

On Mass Incarceration, We Have Reached a Tipping Point

June 3, 2015 2:51 PM

Watch video highlights from the related event: Unlocking Communities: Ending Mass Incarceration in America. The Aspen Forum… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Applauds Camden Initiative to Address Critical Issues Facing Boys and Young Men of Color

May 19, 2015 3:42 PM

CAMDEN — The City of Camden, New Jersey today announced that it has accepted the My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge (“MBK Community Challenge”) as part of… More

What’s missing from America’s debate on race?

May 5, 2015 3:39 PM

Commentary by MBK Alliance board member Lori Dickerson Fouché and board chair Joe Echevarria. Over the past few months, conflicts between law enforcement and young men of… More

A Message from Joe Echevarria, MBK Alliance Board Chair

May 3, 2015 3:32 PM

I believe America is the greatest country on earth because of “The American Dream.” This belief that with hard work and the freedom to pursue your destiny, you can achieve success and provide better opportunities for you and your children. More

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