My Brother's Keeper

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More than 600 men have signed up to be mentors to young boys and teens in Atlanta.

In June, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms put out a call during her monthly “Ask the Mayor” conversation with GPB, for 100 men to participate in the city's My Brother's Keeper program.

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday the city is looking for 100 men to serve as mentors as the city aims to increase participation in the “My Brother’s Keeper” program.

The mentors would work with young boys, ages 6 to 14, who are currently on a waiting list with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta.