As we embark upon the dreadful one year anniversary of the shut down as a result of Covid-19 we have witnessed black and brown communities disproportionately impacted by Covid-19 leaving many throughout these historically and systematically discarded communities to feel as though they have once again been forgotten and left behind by their country.
MBK Cambridge hosted a panel discussion on Medical Racism with a goal of supporting members of Cambridge Greater Boston communities to learn more about how to address our collective anxieties with the distribution of the vaccine as a result of historically adverse experiences that have triggered many of us to take stock of our mental health needs amongst a host other matters during these unique and unprecedented times.
Public Square is an MBK Tv show created to lift up the importance of civic education and enngagement. The square is a safe place to engage in honest conversations about issues and events that shape and mold the world we live in. The January panel conversation, "Radical King" moderatoed by the brilliant Tony Clark touches on MLK's thoughts around education, housing, economic empowerment and race relations in America. Our panelists views will open your eyes, minds and hearts.
This summer, The My Brother’s Keeper, Cambridge Taskforce in partnership with The City of Cambridge launched the My Brother’s Keeper, Summer Empowerment Program (MBK-SEP). For four week, 50 young people from our great city, Cambridge, took part in an innovative and interactive Covid Conscious enriching summer experience.
My Brother's Keeper Task Force, in partnership with 22 City View, launched the Public Square. Public Square is a medium where people can tune in monthly to learn more about local and national issues of concern. We beleive that civic education is a year-round learning and engagement opportunity and we encourage all of you to be a part of the conversation.
We're excited to announce the offial launching the MBK Career Pathways Program in partnership with The Job Connector by MIT. The program will focus on Career Development, Financial Literacy and Health & Wellbeing. We believe these focus areas are critical to the ones overall success and we're excited to work with 60 young future leaders.
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On May 6, 2021 Dr. Victoria Greer was voted in as the new Interim Superintendent of Cambridge Public Schools. As the school district Resets, Reimagines & Rebuilds lets use this moment to address the needs and concerns of our students, families, educators, administrators and elected officials. We have a clean slate and a grand opportunity to begin mapping our future as it pertains to learning loss, authentic assessment, MCAS, 3rd grade reading levels, academic rigor, parent engagement, social & emotional healing, etc.
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