Wilson, Carvalho join President at White House

Meeting on My Brother’s Keeper initiative

Miami Times staff report | 3/6/2014, 9 a.m.

Superintendent Alberto Carvalho joined (right) Congresswoman Frederica Wilson at the White House to discuss President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative to help Black men stay on track and reach their full potential. Held on February 27th, the President reached out to foundation leaders and the parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin whose pictured in the first row. “I am honored to be a part of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative,” said Wilson who founded 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project, a comprehensive drop-out prevention, scholarship and mentoring program for boys in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. “Only through unified efforts and proven programs designed to meet the needs of [...] young [Black men] will we succeed in ending the school to prison pipeline and high unemployment.”