Former President Obama to visit Oakland for ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ gathering


OAKLAND (KRON) – Former President Barack Obama will visit Oakland this week to mark the first national gathering of the Obama Foundation’s My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. 

The organization supports boys and young men of color. 

“MBK Rising” will begin with a day of service Monday in partnership with Bay Area community-based organizations, followed by the gathering of hundreds of youth and community leaders on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

There will also be town hall meetings with Obama and Steph Curry. 

The gathering will be held at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center located at 1547 Lakeside Drive. 

Sessions will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. 

You can also watch mainstage sessions via a livestream on

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