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MBK Rising! Summit: “Arrive as Many, Rise Up As One”

Apr 2, 2019

From February 18 - 20, hundreds of boys and men of color from around the country, community leaders and advocates, policy makers and funders gathered in Oakland for the MBK Rising! Summit.

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Member Spotlight – Lateefah Simon

Apr 1, 2019

What is your vision for Akonadi Foundation’s work in Oakland and the region? Our vision is a racially just Oakland, an Oakland where all families can fulfill their greatest potential, an Oakland rich with opportunity – free from structural oppression. Like our partners in the field, we dream of a city where schools are beacons … Continue reading Member Spotlight – Lateefah Simon

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Obama Foundation Selects Five California Communities as part of MBK Community Challenge Competition

Nov 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2018 Press Contact: Bilen Mesfin, Bilen@change-llc.com, 510-681-5978 Layla Crater, Layla@change-llc.com, 310-804-3107 Obama Foundation Selects Five California Communities as part of MBK Community Challenge Competition California Funders for Boys and Men of Color joins as partner SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As part of its first-ever My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge Competition, the … Continue reading Obama Foundation Selects Five California Communities as part of MBK Community Challenge Competition

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Member Spotlight – Shane Goldmith, President and CEO of Liberty Hill Foundation

Aug 30, 2018

What is your vision for Liberty Hill Foundation’s work in Los Angeles? In many ways, Los Angeles is at a crossroads. For one, L.A. is figuring out its role as a hub for resistance when so many injustices are occurring at the national level. At the same time, Los Angeles is encountering challenges that will … Continue reading Member Spotlight – Shane Goldmith, President and CEO of Liberty Hill Foundation

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Day Of Action: Young and Old Speak Up Against Police Deadly Use of Force

Aug 28, 2018

From the Sacramento Observer by Genoa Barrow, OBSERVER Senior Staff Writer Teens pumped their fits and yelled “Ain’t no power like the power of the youth, ‘cause the power of the youth don’t stop.” Adults joined hands and sang “Woke up this morning with my mind on justice,” remixing a popular song from the civil … Continue reading Day Of Action: Young and Old Speak Up Against Police Deadly Use of Force

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