It's been almost a year since President Barack Obama rolled out an initiative aimed at improving outcomes for young black and Hispanic males.
Grant funds awarded under the My Brother's Keeper program are starting to make their way to Michigan agencies and charities that work with underprivileged youths.
"We're really in a startup mode right now," said Richard Carson, state director of the My Brother's Keeper initiative for the Michigan Community Service Commission. "So we're trying to be creative and look at different things we can do to effect positive change in our communities."
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