The Public Narrative Podcast with Jhmira Alexander

The Public Narrative Podcast With Jhmira Alexander- Season 1 Episode 4a: Yaseen Saboor and Dr Kenneth Nole

Episode Summary

In this special part 1 of 2 episode, Public Narrative's Jhmira Alexander sits down with 2 guests, Yaseen Saboor and Dr Kenneth Nole. They discuss a variety of topics including social justice and the challenges facing young men of color in Chicago and across the country.

Episode Notes

Dr. Kenneth Nole was the Founding Program Manager of "My Brother's Keeper". President Barack Obama started the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative in February 2014 to address persistent opportunity gaps facing boys and young men of color and to ensure all youth can reach their full potential. Today, the work continues as the MBK Alliance, an initiative of the Obama Foundation. The MBK Alliance has impact communities in major cities in the United States, with Chicago being one of the largest. He is now the Program Manager of Story Telling and Youth Justice at Public Narrative.

Yaseen Abdus-Saboor was also a program coordinator at "My Brother's Keeper". He is now the Education and Story Telling Program Manager at Public Narrative.