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Dr. Karen Mapp

On November 20, 2018 at 4pm EST, the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color is proud to announce its 2nd speaker of the academic year in our educational teleconference series, Conversations with Influential Thought Leaders. The goal of this series is to create, deepen and strengthen the capacity of educators and advocates dedicated to the affirmative development of boys and young men of color. 

Conversations with Influential Thought Leaders is a powerful forum for learning and inquiry. In these one-hour teleconference calls,...

Ron Walker's New Book Available for Purchase

Dear friends,

After many years of thinking about writing a book to share a story about the power of hope, resilience and family, I finally did it. With the generous and consistent support of the American Reading Company, the book, is a reality.

It is written in honor of my father, Solomon Walker. Solomon Walker, born in 1915 in Gaffney, South Carolina, never went to school, lost both parents at a young age and with determination made his way to Philadelphia at the age of 19 to begin a new life. The...

Join Ron Walker in Conversation with 2017 Teacher of the Year, Sydney Chaffee

On October 30, 2018 at 4pm EST, the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color is proud to announce its 1st speaker of the academic year in our educational teleconference series, Conversations with Influential Thought Leaders. The goal of this series is to create, deepen and strengthen the capacity of educators and advocates dedicated to the affirmative development of boys and young men of color. 

We are honored to have 2107 Teacher of the Year, Sydney Chaffee to kick off the series. 

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August 2018: A Back to School Letter from Ron Walker

Greetings Friends of COSEBOC,

The annual rite of passage that we call “Back to School” is well underway. Some of our nation’s schools have been open since early August and others will start after the Labor Day Holiday. It has been my tradition for the past few years to send a back to school message to our friends who parent or educate students returning to school. 

I must admit that as a former principal and teacher, I wax nostalgically about the return to school and in the hopes and anticipation for a successful year of teaching and learning beneficial to every student....

On July 18, 1918, the great Nelson Mandela was born

On July 18, 1918, the great Nelson Mandela was born. On the cover of COSEBOC's 2018 Gathering of Leaders program book, Mandela represented the spirit of our theme, "Liberation, Empowerment and Education." Mandela sacrificed and served as he catalyzed a movement to break the back of Apartheid. As COSEBOC continues to advance the affirmative social, emotional, cultural, and academic development of boys and young men of color, we will also encourage everyone who supports this mission to embrace Mandela as an iconic liberator for peace, freedom and justice. 

In honor of...

Free Teleconference with Chris Chatmon, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 4pm EST

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 4pm EST, the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color is proud to announce its 4th speaker in our educational teleconference series, Conversations with Influential Thought Leaders. The goal of this series is to create, deepen and strengthen the capacity of educators and advocates dedicated to the affirmative development of boys and young men of color. 

We are honored to have CHRIS CHATMON—Deputy Chief of Equity for the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) andFounding Executive Director of OUSD’s Office of...

Free Teleconference with David Johns

On December 7, 2017, the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color is proud to announce its 3rd speaker in our educational teleconference series, Conversations with Influential Thought Leaders. The goal of this series is to create, deepen and strengthen the capacity of educators and advocates dedicated to the affirmative development of boys and young men of color.

We are honored to have David J. Johns, Executive Director, National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)—a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay,...

Teleconference with David C. Banks, President and CEO of the Eagle Academy Foundation, NYC

On November 15, 2017, the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color is proud to announce its 2nd speaker in our educational teleconference series, Conversations with Influential Thought Leaders. The goal of this series is to create, deepen and strengthen the capacity of educators and advocates dedicated to the affirmative development of boys and young men of color. 

We are honored to have David C. Banks, President and CEO of the Eagle Academy Foundation, NYC. 

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Judy Touzin, Founder and Executive director of The ExceptionAL Project is friend, colleague, and a member of the movement to advance the Consipracy of Care for the affirmative development of boys of color. 

The ExceptionAL Project is an earnest effort to consistently promote positive images and narratives of Black men in America.  Check out this Here and Now video and a few links to learn (and share!) what The ExceptionAL Project is about.

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Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings

Join us for the start of our 2017-18 Teleconference Series: Boys and Young Men of Color: Liberated, Empowered and Educated

On October 4, 2017, the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color is proud to announce the launch of its 2nd annual educational teleconference series, Conversations with Influential Thought Leaders. The goal of this series is to create, deepen and strengthen the capacity of educators and advocates dedicated to the affirmative development of boys and young men of color. 

We are honored to have ...

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