My Brother’s Keeper: Obama’s New Plan to Help Young Men

by Christopher Freeburn | February 28, 2014 11:06 am

obama 300x235 My Brothers Keeper: Obamas New Plan to Help Young Men [1]At a White House event on Thursday, President Barack Obama promoted his administration’s new “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, aimed at supporting positive life outcomes for young African-American and Hispanic men[2].

Obama, the nation’s first African-American president, said “boys and young men of color” face “some of the most severe challenges” in modern America. The new Obama initiative seeks to help African-American and Hispanic youth avoid pitfalls including drug-use, crime, dropping out of school and joblessness, the Washington Post notes.

Here are some key points to know about Thursday’s event, promoting the new Obama initiative for African-American and Hispanic young men:

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  2. supporting positive life outcomes for young African-American and Hispanic men: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-sees-focus-on-young-black-and-hispanic-men-in-post-presidency/2014/02/27/259fc212-9f6e-11e3-9ba6-800d1192d08b_story.html

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