Tag Archives: My Brother’s Keeper

Regina Jackson, president and CEO of the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC)

Oakland’s Regina Jackson to Receive Citizen Humanitarian Award

Mayor Libby Schaaf will present this year’s annual Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award to Regina Jackson for her outstanding work on behalf of the Oakland community at “In the Name of Love,” the 13th Annual Musical [...]
Mayor Jean Quan. Photo by Spencer Whitney.

Mayor Jean Quan Leaves Rich Legacy for Oakland

Jean Quan’s legacy as mayor of Oakland is marked by major improvements in public safety, economic advancement and environmental initiatives in the city. Mayor Quan was the first mayor to work directly with the federal [...]

Ben Jealous to Speak at College Bound Brotherhood Graduation

Benjamin Todd Jealous, Venture Partner of the Kapor Center for Social Impact and former NAACP President and CEO, will deliver the commencement address at the 2014 College Bound Brotherhood graduation ceremony honoring over 100 Black [...]
The Boys and Men of Color Summit will support President Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative. Photo from AP.

“Healing Generations” – Boys and Men of Color Summit

In support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative that will help young men of color stay on track and gain opportunities to reach their full potential, the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color [...]

Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative Comes to Oakland

President Obama recently launched an innovative “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative to support young African American men by keeping them focused on education and out of prison. Th