My Brother's Keeper

Liberty Hill is proud to be one of several Impact Organizations selected by The Obama Foundation to spearhead local efforts here in Los Angeles as part of the My Brother’s Keeper-LA (MBK-LA).

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We are our Brother's Keepers

We believe communities are the unit of change to realize improved life outcomes for boys and young men of color. Research shows that the collective work of community leaders, members, and public and private agencies pursuing the same goals for boys and young men of color can lead to sustainable, place-based change.

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My Brother’s Keeper Alliance


My Brother’s Keeper is focused on six milestones

President Obama launched My Brother’s Keeper to address persistent opportunity gaps facing boys and young men of color to ensure they reach their full potential. The My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance) is a national effort that focuses on building safe and supportive communities for boys and young men of color where they feel valued and have clear pathways to opportunity.

Getting a Healthy Start and Entering School Ready to Learn

All children should have a healthy start and enter school ready – cognitively, physically, socially, and emotionally.

Reading at Grade Level by Third Grade

All children should be reading at grade level by age 8 – the age at which reading to learn becomes essential.

Graduating from High School Ready for College and Career

All youth should receive a quality high school education and graduate with the skills and tools needed to advance to postsecondary education or training.

Completing Postsecondary Education or Training

Every American should have the option to attend postsecondary education and receive the education and training needed for the quality jobs of today and tomorrow.

Successfully Entering the Workforce

Anyone who wants a job should be able to get a job that allows them to support themselves and their families.

Keeping Kids on Track and Giving Them Second Chances

All youth and young adults should be safe from violent crime; and individuals who are confined should receive the education, training, and treatment they need for a second chance.

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