UMass Boston’s first Social Justice Case Study Competition is underway, and the writing competition application deadline has been extended to Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Participants have a chance to compete for a first-place prize of $1,000 and more within each sub-competition
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My Brother’s Keeper Boston My Brother’s Keeper was founded by former President Barack Obama in 2014 to address opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color with the goal to ensure that all can reach their full potential regardless of birth circumstance. My Brother’s Keeper Boston (MBK Boston) was started by former Mayor […]
Boston Public Schools We partnered with Boston Public Schools so that MBK Boston fellows can serve as mentors and role models for BIPOC elementary, middle, and high school students in the local community. MBK Boston fellows serve as successful examples of individuals who are achieving higher education and serving their community. We are thrilled to […]
University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) provides organizational structure and oversight to the partnership. Dr. Joseph Cooper (J. Keith Motley Endowed Chair of Sport Leadership and Administration) serves as the leader for My Brother’s Keeper UMass Boston, and meets weekly with the undergraduate fellows. Dr. Jean Rhodes (Frank L. Boyden Professor of Psychology, College of […]
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is the first international fraternity organization founded on a historically black college campus. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity offers examples of successful role models for the young men of color participating in the program. Given their historical experience in mentoring methodologies and ideologies, Omega Psi Phi Brothers serve as qualified professional […]
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Easterrn Massaachusetts (BBBSEM) facilitates the relationships between all mentee-mentor pairs. Additionally, under the leadership of Terrence McCarron the BBBSEM team coordinates mentoring logistics, including screening, matching and the supervision of both Omega Psi Phi and UMB MBK mentors.
Thank you all for your interest, support, hard work and patience as we launch this amazing MBK program- It’s finally here! Please see the email from CoCo (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the final list for ALL the AWESOME MBK matches, as well as next steps!!
MentorHub is a supportive accountability platform which was created to enhance successful mentoring relationships. MentorHub will collect rich data on the mentoring relationships and allow for personalized, evidence-based intervention delivery to mentees of the UMB MBK program. It will also enable the tracking of mentee-mentor engagement and program outcomes.