President Barack Obama will deliver remarks later today at a summit on the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative. The summit will highlight the progress, impact and future of MBK as well as the many local and national efforts to address persistent opportunity gaps facing boys and young men of color and ensure all youth can reach their full potential.
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Among topics on the agenda for the day long summit:
MBK: Youth Voices
Panel: Shaping Policy, Transforming Lives
Panel: MBK Communities: Infrastructure and Impact
Panel: The Power of a Mentor; Igniting a Movement
Panel: All Hands on Deck: Cross-Sector Solutions for Change
Other highlights of the event include a ‘Fireside Chat’ with Former Mayor Michael Nutter, Philadelphia, PA and Quamiir Trice, Participant in MBK-Philadelphia and student at Howard University, Washington, DC.
Other speakers include, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, My Brother’s Keeper Director Michael Smith, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, Secretary of Education John King, NBA Hall of Famer Bob Lanier, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights President and CEO Wade Henderson, My Brother’s Keeper Task Force Chair Broderick Johnson, Color of Change Executive Director Rashad Robinson, and Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Children, Youth and Families Commissioner Rafael Lopez.
(Source: White House)