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My Brother's Keeper Wake County

PREPARING THE FUTURE LEADERS OF TOMORROW TODAY.

In 2018, EVOLVE Mentoring Inc. launched the MBK Initiative in Wake County to support youth, young adults and organizations. Now known as My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper Wake County (aka, MBSK), our goal is to support and build a collaborative community for those working to make a positive impact in the lives of Black, Latinx and Native American boys & girls along with young men & women throughout the county.

President Obama launched My Brother’s Keeper in February 2014 to address persistent opportunity gaps facing boys and young men of color and to ensure all youth can reach their full potential. In 2015 the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance) was launched, inspired by My Brother’s Keeper, to scale and sustain this mission. In late 2017, MBK Alliance became an initiative of the Obama Foundation. Within the Obama Foundation, MBK Alliance focuses on building safe and supportive communities for boys and young men of color where they feel valued and have clear pathways to opportunity.

  • “We believe that every young person deserves the opportunity to achieve their dreams, regardless of their race, gender, or socioeconomic status.” ~ My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

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Tips for Tutoring

This “Working From Home” webinar video on the right explores tips to address some of the most common issues faced while tutoring from the experts themselves. These tips will help guide you while you’re tutoring at home as well as increase your effectiveness throughout the process. Click-on the video on the right to view the webinar, and click-on the “Tutoring Tips” link below for more helpful tips to develop great at-home tutoring skills.

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Young Adults Who Were At-Risk for Falling Off Track But Had a Mentor Are:

55% more likely to enroll in college
78% more likely to volunteer regularly
90% are interested in becoming a mentor
130% more likely to hold leadership positions.

Why MBK of Wake County?

Black Students represent 60% of total student suspensions

In comparison, White students represent 19% of total student suspensions.

My Brother's Keeper Alliance

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

MBK Alliance leads a cross-sector national call to action focused on building safe and supportive communities for boys and young men of color where they feel valued and have clear pathways to opportunity.

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