Welcome to YBMKQ

Young Black Motivated Kings and Queens

YBMKQ is the leading Youth Organization in the greater Pittsburgh area - inspiring youth to embrace their true excellence while unleashing their inner potential. Our programs help our young adults shape their own values while providing them with all the tools, resources and support they need in order to evolve into confident leaders tomorrow. We welcome you to learn more about how we make a difference in our communities.


Who We Are

YBMKQ has been present since 2017 - providing exceptional enrichment and leadership development opportunities to youth in the greater Pittsburgh area. We offer youth an opportunity to create and mold their own unique experiences through our wide range of educational and leadership activities. We see the true power that our youth hold, and we have made it our mission to transform them into natural born leaders, ready to take on the world.


Upcoming Events

  • YBMKQ University: Summer Enrichment Program
    Mon, Jun 28
    This Generation Connect
    Jun 28, 10:00 AM – Aug 06, 4:00 PM
    This Generation Connect, 827 Linden Ave, East Pittsburgh, PA 15112, USA
    The YBMKQ University Summer Enrichment Program is designed to create a safe creative learning space for young people.
  • Kahlil G. Darden Jr. Presents: Do It For You Book Launch
    Aug 07, 5:00 PM EDT
    Pittsburgh, 452 S Main St, Pittsburgh, PA 15220, USA
    Join us as we celebrate a huge accomplishment of our CEO & Co-Founder, Kahlil Darden of the launch of his second book!