Obama in Oakland!
Former President Barack Obama is in Oakland with buddies Steph Curry and John Legend for the first national convention & town hall for “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance” to help improve the lives of boys and young men of color on February 18-20, 2019 at the Scottish Rite Center in Oakland.
Submit a question for the town hall (submission portal closed)
Watch the Mainstage Free: Although the event is invitation only / Attendance is closed, but mainstage sessions will be streamed live for free on obama.org and cover topics such as efforts to reduce and prevent youth violence, impactful mentoring,
Michael B. Jordan, Victor Cruz, Ryan Coogler, Ledisi, Sybrina Fulton, and Rep. Lucy McBath have also been added to the bill.
WHO: President Obama, Stephen Curry, John Legend, boys and young men of color, community leaders. Additional speakers will be announced on obama.org.
WHAT: My Brother’s Keeper Rising! convening, including town hall with boys and young men of color and other mainstage sessions
WHERE: Oakland Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA 94612
Tuesday, February 19, 3:00 pm – 4:30pm PT
Wednesday, February 20, 9:30 am – 11:00 am PT
Wednesday, February 20, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm PT
The exact schedule of the mainstage speakers has not yet been announced
Thanks to 7×7 for their great roundup of weekend events for the tip off.