In his State of the Union address – as a part of his broader commitment to advance opportunity for all Americans – the President noted: “I'm reaching out to some of America's leading foundations and corporations on a new initiative to help more young men of color facing tough odds stay on track and reach their full potential.” Continuing to make good on the President’s pledge to use his pen and phone to make 2014 a year of action, the President will invite foundation leaders, corporate executives, and community leaders to this East Room event to enlist a wide cross-section in this initiative.
The event will be open press and streamed live on www.whitehouse.gov/live.
WHAT: The President will host an event at the White House with foundation leaders, corporate executives, and community leaders on the “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.
WHEN: The afternoon of Thursday, February 27, 2014 (specific timing to be provided later this week).
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