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Jackson invited to White House for My Brother's Keeper National Summit

December 12, 2016
UW-Madison's Jerlando Jackson was invited to the White House to participate in the final My Brother's Keeper National Summit on Dec. 14 in Washington, D.C.

Jerlando F.L. Jackson
Jackson
The My Brother's Keeper (MBK) Community Challenge is a call to action for cities, Tribal Nations, towns and counties to help ensure that all young people, no matter their circumstances, can achieve their full potential.

The MBK Summit will celebrate the progress and future of the MBK initiative and other local and national efforts that have been made to address the opportunity gaps facing boys and young men of color.

Jackson is UW-Madison's Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education and is the director and chief research scientist of Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB), which is housed in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER). He is a faculty member with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and is a Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) faculty affiliate.

Learn more about the MBK initiative here.
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