Skip navigation

Early Days



  • Founder's Corner - A message from MOBB United's Founder, Depelsha McGruder.
  • Cause (c4) - Policy analysis and advocacy/lobbying; voter education and mobilization; op-eds and media interviews; call center initiatives, letters, emails, petitions; rallies, marches, demonstrations and boycotts; local political activism (civilian review boards, city council, school boards, etc.); national events (e.g., DNC, CBC, etc.); quarterly or monthly action items focused on current cases, legislation, etc.; regular updates to stay on the pulse of key issues, cases, legislation and public figures related to our cause driven by policy, events and demonstrations, and economic development committees working in concert.
  • Content (c3) - Image campaigns to change perception of Black boys and men (photo, video, books, theatre, etc.) Educational seminars for members and the community at large (13th, Bullying, Legal Equalizer, Know Your Rights, Trauma,, Vision Board session, etc.) Forums and panel discussions Quarterly or monthly image campaigns Driven by Communications Committee Monthly virtual seminars with guest speakers Driven by Education and Engagement Committee in coordination with other committees for content and speaker ideas.
  • MOBB Connections - Quarterly or monthly local chapter meetings / recruitment outings; MOBB United connections; MOBB United Business Directory; special interest groups (e.g., special needs); driven by Chapter Development and Health and Wellness committees with support from Education and Engagement and Eco Dev committees for the directories; quarterly or monthly local chapter meetings/recruitment outings.
  • MOBB Speaks