Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy

Providing the tools to develop impactful leaders in an area where the high school graduation rate is just one-in-25 sits a beacon of hope for South Dallas. The innovative Barak Obama Male Leadership Academy; where hundreds of young men are being prepared to not just graduate, but to be able visit a potential college by the time they do – a program that has the ardent backing of the Cotton Bowl Foundation and the College Football Foundation; which matched the CBF’s 50,000 dollar gift to the school.

“This was more than a gift, it was a blessing. The word excited is an understatement. Our staff and everyone involved in making sure that our students have a chance to grow academically and socially; we were ecstatic.”
-Michael Bland/Principal BOMLA