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Posted byon October 8, 2014 at 7:30 PM EDT
Officials from the White House, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Health and Human Services welcome a diverse group of federal officials, non-profit workers, faith leaders, school administrators, researchers, and child welfare advocates to the White House, to announce a series of steps aimed at providing stronger support to help children with incarcerated parents succeed, and overcome the unique obstacles they often face.
Posted byon September 30, 2014 at 4:53 PM EDT
President Obama announces the My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge, which will encourage communities to implement cradle-to-college-and-career strategies aimed at improving life outcomes for all young people.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 12:42 PM EDT
Posted byon August 18, 2014 at 4:25 PM EDT
Vice President Biden ceremonially swears in former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as the new Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
President Obama at My Brother’s Keeper Town Hall: “America Will Succeed If We Are Investing in Our Young People”Posted byon July 21, 2014 at 8:26 PM EDT
President Obama visits the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, D.C. to participate in a town hall with youth, and to announce exciting new commitments to the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, designed to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach their full potential.
Posted byon July 9, 2014 at 1:57 PM EDT
This afternoon, the Senate easily confirmed Julián Castro as the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), by a 71-26 vote.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 7:50 PM EDT
One out of every three children in America — more than 24 million in total — live in a home without their biological father present.
Posted byon April 17, 2014 at 2:59 PM EDT
Since President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative in February, community leaders and organizations across the country speaking up about the work they're doing to enhance opportunities for boys and young men of color.
Posted byon April 9, 2014 at 10:50 AM EDT
My Brother’s Keeper is President Obama's initiative to help ensure that boys and young men of color in America have the opportunity to reach their full potential. Since announcing the initiative in February, the public response has been overwhelming.
Posted byon February 27, 2014 at 11:26 AM EDT
President Obama is launching a new effort aimed at empowering boys and young men of color, a segment of our society which too often faces disproportionate challenges and obstacles to success.