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Have you taken the My Brother's Keeper Madison Community Pledge and are wondering where to go from there? You're in luck! Help work towards the goals of My Brother's Keeper Madison through any of the following resources. Simply look for your pledge selections below and follow the links to learn more!
I will set an example at school by putting in an extra hour a week to study, asking for feedback from my teachers or exploring a new subject area. (For students)
I will volunteer to mentor or tutor a student. (For everyone)
I will support my community school by sharing my time, resources and talents with students, teachers, parents and neighbors. (For neighbors and parents)
Participate in the MMSD Community School Planning Effort ( email Chela O'Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org )
I will learn about boys, young men, and adults of color who have achieved great things and I will share those stories with others for inspiration. (For everyone)
I will read articles or books about racial issues and be open to changing my perspective. (For everyone)
I will make an effort to promote peaceful and non-violent behavior by seeking understanding with my friend, co-worker or neighbor. (For everyone)
I will volunteer to serve on a peer court at school or in my community or donate time or resources to a restorative justice program. (For teens and adults)
I will make an effort to get to know people from other racial and ethnic backgrounds and to learn about a cultural heritage different from my own. (For adults)
I will build opportunities for boys and young men of color at my place of work. I will identify opportunities to host internships, apprenticeships and job training. (For business professionals, non-profits, and government officials)
I will remember that all children and young people in my community will shape the Madison of tomorrow. (For everyone)