Tag Archive for: My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

My Brother’s Keeper

The My Brother’s Keeper Mentoring Campaign gains support from another agency with the announcement that the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) will join the initiative, according to the office’s administrator, Robert L. Listenbee. The campaign aims to recruit mentors — particularly men or color — for at least one year as part […]

President Obama urges adults to mentor black and Hispanic boys

The call for mentors is the first action from the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, the goal of which is to expand educational and economic opportunity for young men of color By Maya Rhoda @mrhodan, Time.com The call for mentors is a part of a series of initial recommendations being released by the My Brother’s Keeper […]

On Being Our Brother’s Keeper

by John Bridgeland, CEO, Civic Enterprises and Melody Barnes, Director, White House Domestic Policy Council A former gang member and high school dropout, James Mackey is the kind of kid most of us feared and too many ignored. If we paid any attention to James, we thought he would never be a contributing member of society and […]