Línea Abierta : “My Brother’s Keeper.”

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Summary: “My Brother’s Keeper.” On this day, President Obama is launching an initiative reaching out to young Blacks and Latinos, the population with the highest jobless rates. The project, called “My Brother’s Keeper,” seeks to enlist the help of philanthropists and businesses to support mentoring programs and activities to keep youth of color in school and out of prison. Will this initiative be enough? White House officials and youth advocates are being invited to discuss the specifics. Guests: Katherine Vargas, spokesperson, White House, Washington, D.C., www.whitehouse.gov ; Manuel Criollo, Director of Organizing, Strategy Center, Los Angeles, CA, www.thestrategycenter.org