Inside Barack Obama’s My Brother's Keeper Initiative

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  • New Initiative Targeted Towards Minority Males
  • Why Launch My Brother’s Keeper?
  • Taking Action
  • An Obama First
  • Presidential Task Force
  • Foundations on Board
  • Businesses Also Support the Initiative
  • The Bottom Line
  • How Will This Benefit Me or My Son?

Why Launch My Brother’s Keeper?

“The president has made clear the challenges facing young men and boys of color are of great importance to him,” White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said. African-American and Latino boys face disparities in our schools, our communities, our criminal justice system and our families. According to a White House blog, Obama is committed to helping to break down barriers.

(Photo: Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune/MCT/LANDOV)

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