More than 200 high school and college aged men attended the second annual Am I My Brother’s Keeper conference at MCC-Penn Valley on Friday, Oct. 25.
The day-long conference focused on empowerment, networking, motivation, leadership development and personal responsibility for Latino and African American men.
Conference presenters included educators with first-hand knowledge and experience of the challenges facing men of color. Each presenter has developed and implemented academic and co-curricular support programs that have improved access and achievement in their respective communities.
The goal of Am I My Brother’s Keeper is to exchange strategies for empowering high school and college aged men and to create a space for collaboration and mentorship development among the student attendees.
Conference participants attended keynote presentations, interactive workshops and debriefing sessions centered around themes of academic excellence, social responsibility and accountability.
Click here to watch a few highlights from the day.