In 2014, President Obama launched the My Brother's Keeper (MBK) initiative and called on communities across the country to take action to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure all youth reach their full potential. Nearly 250 communities, including many cities throughout Ohio, accepted the call to action by launching local-based initiatives. MBK Ohio was launched in October 2018 to serve as a support system for Ohio's 11 MBK communities.
Join us for the 2019 MBK Ohio Statewide Convening in October. This gathering will provide a space for community members, leaders, local residents, organizers, and young people from across the state to unite to help MBK communities develop a plan of action for racial equity in their communities.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fawcett Event Center
2400 Olentangy River Road | Columbus, OH 43210
Event sponsors: Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity; The Ohio State University's Office of Diversity and Inclusion; Ohio State Extension; College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; The Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology Office of Equity, Diversity, and Global Engagement (EDGE); and Redefining Athletic Standards at The Ohio State University.