We envision a world that is equitable for all Black and brown youth to thrive.

Join us as we equip youth with the knowledge and understanding that will prepare them to be the leaders of tomorrow. 

Too many Black and brown youth are caught in negative generational cycles. We prepare them to be leaders who change the future.

Black and brown youth in our community are facing challenges in all areas of life. They are adversely affected by systems designed to hold them back. We provide direct services and partner with other organizations to equip them with essential life skills so they can reach their full potential — breaking the cycles so they can lead future generations.

Our programs are designed to equip youth and youth-focused organizations to be at their best and create change.

We provide direct services to youth in our community, and we train and support other nonprofit organizations that focus on Black and brown youth in our community.



We provide essential life skills and civic engagement training for youth of color.



We support the mental, emotional, physical, and social well-being of youth of color.



We collaborate with and equip other youth-focused organizations in our community.

By the Numbers

Young Adults Who Were At-Risk for Falling Off Track But Had a Mentor
  • 55% More likely to enroll in college

  • more likely to volunteer regularly

  • Interested in becoming a mentor

  • more likely to hold leadership positions

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Why the Disparity in Wake County?

Black Students represent 60% of total student suspensions. In comparison, white students represent 19% of total student suspensions.

“The Kwanzaa celebration was a great event.. It was very informative and a great way to reignite the appreciation for our culture.. We had a lot of fun and look forward to attending more events.”

Ebony Thompson

“Thought the event was wonderful. My Brother’s Keeper is a blessing and positive organization.. Our interaction during the Kwanzaa made our Christmas such a blessing, adding joy.. The nutritional food and celebration was awesome.. I take my hat and give a standing ovation. There’s not a better group of people than MBK”

Ms. Davidson

"On the behalf of Accelerating Men and the people we serve, we thank My Brothers Keeper Wake County and Evolve Mentoring for their extraordinary commitment to helping support mentoring and youth development programs within our community. "Organizations like you make the work we do at Accelerating Men possible and truly make a meaningful impact on the lives of our community. This year your support allowed us to move Accelerating Men in a better direction. Because of your support, our organization can execute our vision and mentor young men ages 10-18 and their parents monthly. Thanks for always supporting the Mentoring cause."

Marcel Anderson

CEO, Accelerating Men, Inc.

"Working alongside Evolve has been an eye opening experience for me. I've been pleasantly surprised by their effectiveness in bringing together key decision makers across several different organizations and industries. In my line of work, I see a lot of organizations host events and lunch and learns. In most cases, actual attendance represents only a fraction of the ticket registration; Evolve has completely turned that on its head. The events that I've been a part of have always reached full capacity. Working closely to Tolulope, I've noticed that their ability to get key people in a room together is not based on the sheer force of marketing dollars. Instead, she has been able to leverage relational equity that could only have come as a result of doing high quality work for a span of several years. It is my hope that more organizations will join the movement that is Evolve mentoring."

Jalen Hatton

Loading Dock Community Manager
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Join Re-Volve

You can join the “re-volve" monthly giving community — by creating a circle of support that lets the youth in our community know that you are in their corner and cheering them on as our future leaders.

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