My Brothers Keeper - Pittsburgh Allegheny County

“Allegheny County and City of Pittsburgh’s Plan for addressing opportunity gaps for boys and young men of color."

MBK Playbook

To learn more about My Brother’s Keeper Pittsburgh, please read the Pittsburgh-Allegheny County MBK Playbook. This playbook outlines effective strategies that are working to support the success of boys and young men of color, and ways to implement these strategies locally.

To read the full report of the MBK Playbook, click here.

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Overview

In September 2014, President Barack Obama issued a directive to cities, counties, and communities across the nation, to become “MBK Communities”, wherein elected officials work with local partners to forge long­term and strategic programs to improve the livelihood and development of all young people, with a strong focus on young men and boys of color.

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Methodology

The MBK Playbook will reference existing programs, common vocabulary and methodology used in programs and also seek areas of improvement for the region.

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Keepers

Keepers tell the My Brother's Keeper Pittsburgh Allegheny County Story and help us to do the work. Do you know a current keeper? Have them sign-up here and we will showcase their story on our site.

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Collaboration

MBK Pittsburgh-Allegheny County encourages collaboration between organizations to fulfill the President's objectives. A local best practice of collaboration has been identified in the "Homewood Birth-to-College Expanded Learning Pipeline” model (Expanded Learning Pipeline©) which is comprised of 7 key strategies

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Acknowledgment

On behalf of the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, Mayor William Peduto and County Executive Rich Fitzgerald would like to acknowledge and thank the MBK Committee Members for their determination, commitment, and dedication in helping to create the MBK Playbook.

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