My Brother’s Keeper

Mayor Eric Garcetti Looks to Find 250-Million Dollars of Cuts in the City Budget, for Police Reform and New Opportunities in Underserved Communities.

Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti announced he has responded to Obama’s call for action and signed the Mayor’s Pledge. The mayor updated the community with the current status of safety measures that will take affect immediately. The mayor was joined by Eileen Decker, President of the Los Angeles Police Commission. She spoke of the review and revision in the police department.

WATCH: President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry Kick off My Brother’s Keeper Summit in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told a roomful of minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place. Obama was in Oakland, California, to mark the fifth anniversary of My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative he launched after the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The death of the African-American teen sparked protests over racial profiling. The initiative was a call to communities to close opportunity gaps for minority boys, especially African-American, Latino and Native American boys, Obama said to roughly 100

L.A. County My Brother’s Keeper Youth Summit

Feb. 11 Come out to the L.A. County My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Youth Summit on February 11 at L.A. Trade Technical College. Learn more about MBK efforts in Los Angeles county and MBK cities (Long Beach, Hawthorne, Los Angeles, Compton Culver City), become involved in MBK efforts and Youth Employment/Career/College Fair (16-24). This event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Vincent Holmes at [email protected]. L.A. Trade Technical College is located at 400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Obama meets with musicians on My Brother’s Keeper

Musicians Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Busta Rhymes, Common, Janelle Monae and others met Friday with President Barack Obama to discuss ways to continue the administration’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative and spur criminal justice reform in the United States.