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Obama announces $100-million expansion of minority youth project
Obama announces $100-million expansion of minority youth project

President Obama on Monday announced more than $100 million in new commitments to his My Brother’s Keeper initiative, launched in February to increase opportunities for young minority men. The funds will come from leading public and private-sector organizations, such as AT&T, the Emerson Collective, the College Board and Citi Foundation. In addition, more than 60 of the nation’s largest public school systems have committed to an 11-point plan to reduce dropout rates, the White House said. “America will succeed if we’re investing in our young people, and we also know that we've got to make sure that boys and young men of color are part of that...

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