End of Year 2022

FRIENDS of BOMLA: Impact Today!  Each and every day, no matter where they may be, our young men are living up to the challenge of “Impact Today!” by exemplifying the values of the BOMLA student experience: academia, brotherhood, character, and perseverance. And it’s an experience that our young men deeply cherish. As the organization which […]

Our College Bound Advisory Program strikes GOLD for the third consecutive year!

We are thrilled to share the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy is one of 11 Dallas ISD schools to earn the 2021 http://Greatschools.org College Success Award – Gold Level! The award recognizes public high schools throughout the nation with a multi-year track record of helping students enroll and succeed in college. GreatSchools is the leading national nonprofit empowering parents […]

Obama Academy Brothers are Back Abroad!

The whirlwind of the last 21 months has halted the operations of many organizations and schools. Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy is not exempt. The global pandemic caused us to pause all funding for study abroad trips in 2020, but we were determined to not let COVID-19 completely block us out of another year of […]

Our North Texas Giving Day Results are in!

Last month, you showed up with the rest of the BOMLA community on North Texas Giving Day ensuring our young men at the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy have the tools they need to succeed and get ahead in a global society that has historically neglected their development. Your advocacy and generosity cannot be highlighted […]

5 Investments in Future Leaders You Can Make on North Texas Giving Day

With over 3,200 local nonprofits participating in Communities Foundation of Texas’ annual North Texas Giving Day event, it can be quite a challenge for our cause-minded friends in North Texas to decide where to allocate their investments to make the greatest impact. The FRIENDS of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy focus our investments on developing […]

BOMLA Class of 2021 graduate with laptops, linens, and luggage!

Join us in wishing our Class of 2021 a wonderful congratulations as they celebrate graduating from Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy! This year, to commemorate graduation, FRIENDS of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy supported the graduating class by hosting events that celebrated their achievements they complete the journey. FRIENDS of BOMLA hosted Senior Signing Day […]

FRIENDS of BOMLA welcomes Dexter Evans as Executive Director

FRIENDS of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dexter D. Evans as our new Executive Director. Dexter succeeds his esteemed predecessor, Kezia Stegemeoller who has accepted a position as Senior Director of Donor Engagement at The Dallas Foundation. For the past seven years, Dexter served in […]

Friends Adds Two Board Members

Friends of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy welcome Scott Cooke and Gregg Smallwood to its board of directors. Cooke serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Toyota Financial Services and his involvement is an exciting continuation of a longstanding partnership with the company. His personal story of humble beginnings and broad range of experience from […]

Unprecedented Start to School Year

The school year began in September with students attending classes virtually. The campus opened to in person instruction on October 5 using a hybrid model, which means that middle school students attend class daily and upper schoolers attend class in person on alternating days. Principal Rashad Jackson said the transition has been mostly smooth, which […]