Resources

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) 

7 Tips for School Success

Tips for good study habits

Explore new subjects like media lab, animation, drum circles, poetry and music at the Madison Public Library

Apply for AVID

I will volunteer to mentor or tutor a student.    (For everyone)

African American Communication and Collaboration Council

100 Black Men of Madison

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County
 
Boys and Girls Club
 
Madison Metropolitan School District
 
Nehemiah
 
United Way
 
Urban League

World of Change Leaders Inc.

Operation Fresh Start

I will support my community school by sharing my time, resources and talents with students, teachers, parents and neighbors.    (For neighbors and parents)

African American Communication and Collaboration Council

100 Black Men of Madison

Backpacks for Success

Centro Hispano

Latino Education Council

Volunteer with MMSD

Become a Tutor

Equity and Community Schools Webinars

Participate in the MMSD Community School Planning Effort ( email Chela O'Connor at cboconnor@madison.k12.wi.us )

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)

People of Color: Their Contributions, Their Potential

The Rising Political Clout of People of Color

Contributions of People of Color to Entrepreneurship

The 21 Most Successful Black Entrepreneurs Throughout History

The 130 Most Inspiring Asian Americans of All Time

The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America

Black History Bowl at MMSD

African American Communication and Collaboration Council

100 Black Men of Madison

World of Change Leaders Inc.

I will read articles or books about racial issues and be open to changing my perspective.    (For everyone)
 
Race Forward
 
Research Articles on Racial Equity
 
YWCA Racial Justice Resources

African American Communication and Collaboration Council

100 Black Men of Madison

I will make an effort to promote peaceful and non-violent behavior by seeking understanding with my friend, co-worker or neighbor.    (For everyone)

Conflict Resolution Video

Restorative Justice in Madison Video

African American Communication and Collaboration Council

100 Black Men of Madison

World of Change Leaders Inc.

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)

Dane County Time Bank Youth Court

Madison Urban Ministry

YWCA

Nehemiah Center for Justice and Reconciliation

Briarpatch Youth Services

MMSD Restorative Practices

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)

Understanding Culture and Diversity in Building Communities

How Do I Become Culturally Competent?

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County

African American Communication and Collaboration Council

100 Black Men of Madison

World of Change Leaders Inc.

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)

How to Build an Internship Program (for employers)

What Does it Take to Create an Apprenticeship Program?

MSCR Internships & Junior Leaders

African American Communication and Collaboration Council

100 Black Men of Madison

I will remember that all children and young people in my community will shape the Madison of tomorrow.    (For everyone)
 
I am the Future of Madison Video

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County

African American Communication and Collaboration Council

100 Black Men of Madison