Southfield Chapter of My Brother’s Keeper to host next installment of Meal with a Message January 18

January 14, 2020

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The Southfield Chapter of My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) will host another Meal with a Message on Saturday, January 18 from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Southfield P&R Building Room 221, 26000 Evergreen Road.

The event will feature guest speaker Glenn McIntosh, VP and Chief Diversity Officer for Oakland University. Mr. McIntosh will talk about admission requirements as well as all the services available to incoming college students. 

MBK will also be marching in the 2020 Southfield MLK Peace Walk on January 20 beginning at 9a.m. at Hope United Methodist Church. Any teen who would like to join the group in carrying the MBK banner is welcome.

Young men of color in grades 6-12 are invited to join the members of My Brother’s Keeper for lunch and conversation. Participants will have an opportunity to share their opinions, interact with mentors and peers and create a path towards success. To RSVP for ‘Meal with a Message,’ contact JoAnne Gurley, Esq. at (248) 796-4503 or Space is limited and all participants must register by Friday, January 17, 2020.

My Brother’s Keeper is a national initiative that focuses on teaching boys and young men of color how to be impactful leaders in their community and achieve academic success. The Southfield chapter of My Brother’s Keeper co-sponsors an annual youth symposium designed to help young men develop life skills and gain valuable information needed to succeed. The youth symposium serves hundreds of male students from local school districts each year. The group has also organized a youth job fair, necktie collection for young men and sponsored motivational events.