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.
  • YBMKQ Presents: A Community Carnival
    Fri, Jul 09
    The Hosanna House
    Jul 09, 11:00 AM
    The Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, USA
    You know we have to kick it off with the kids! Therefore, we have partnered with the Hosanna House to serve the young people in our local community with an amazing full filled Carnival day! Bounce Houses, Ice Cream, Carnival Games, Bookbags, and so much more.
  • YBMKQ 5th Anniversary | Black Tie Gala
    Sat, Jul 10
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Jul 10, 5:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation , 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Our Annual Gala will be hosted by Brian Burley of YngBlkPgh and our keynote speakers will be none other than Randi Rossario and Tamika Mallory! This ticket includes admission to the YBMKQ 5 Year Anniversary Gala with a Plated Dinner Meal and Executive Valet Parking
  • YBMKQ 5th Anniversary | Gospel Explosion Concert
    Jul 11, 5:00 PM
    Kaufmann Center, 1825 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Our Gospel Explosion Concert will be hosted by Trini Massie & Sharde Martin and feature the amazing Le’Andria Johnson & Kelontae Gavin with an amazing line-up of opening artists! This ticket includes admission to the YBMKQ Gospel Explosion Concert with Executive Valet Parking