Contact information Department of Neighborhoods
1111 East Broad St.  
Suite #302 
Columbus, OH 43205 
Office : (614) 645-1993 

MBK logoIn October 2014, the City of Columbus accepted President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Call to Action to create and implement a plan to address opportunity gaps for boys and men of color in our community.  Click here for an overview and background.

Background and Overview In February 2014, President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative to address persistent opportunity gaps facing boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach their full potential.  - learn more

Mentor Program In November 2015, CCS was selected as one of 10 school districts across the country to participate in the roll out of the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) School Success Mentor Initiative to address and eliminate chronic absenteeism for 6th and 9th grade students. - learn more

Next Steps & Recommendations Information about the MBK Next Steps Report and Recommendations.  - learn more

Partners Information about our partners.  - learn more