Agenda: #COSEBOC10

#COSEBOC10 | Hotel Info | Agenda | Workshops & Sessions

COSEBOC Annual Gathering of Leaders
May 18-21, 2016
Jacob Javits Center, New York, NY

COSEBOC Annual Gathering of Leaders, 2016 - NYC

MEDIA RSVPs: To RSVP as a media outlet for the 2016 COSEBOC Gathering of Leaders, please e-mail your request to simsmediapr@aol.com.

DOWNLOAD PROGRAM BOOK

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Pre-Conference Sessions

Time

Event / Location

Wednesday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Registration – Pick up Gathering Materials
Jacob Javits Center

Wednesday
12:30 – 2:30 pm

School Tours

Middle:

Eagle Academy of Harlem

Cornerstone Academy for Social Action (CASA) 

High School:

El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice

City Polytechnic HS of Engineering, Architecture and Technology

Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change

Nelson Mandela High School

Alternative/Transfer HS:

Metropolitan Diploma Plus High School

Wednesday
12:30 – 4:30 pm

COSEBOC For Principals Only Session
Jacob Javits Center

Welcome and Introductions 

Keynote: Transformational Journeys - Michael Haggen, Scholastic 

Introduction to Open Space

Wednesday
1:00 – 4:30 pm

COSEBOC Board of Directors Meeting

Location: Jacob Javits Center

Wednesday
5:00 – 9:00 pm 

NYC Night Out: A Special Event for COSEBOC Members
Location: Schomburg Center

Guided tours

Remarks and Film Intro: Ron Walker, COSEBOC 

Screening: “All The Difference” Read more and view trailer

Panel: Joy Moore, Marcia Canterella, Robert Henderson, Rhonda Bryant (Moderator) 

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Convening of the Gathering

Time Event / Location

Thursday
7:00 – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast / Registration
Jacob Javits Center

Thursday
8:30 – 11:00 am

Calling the Village to Order

Young Men’s Walk of Integrity

Artistic Performance 

  • Chapman Steel Pan Band

Session Moderator

Steve Vassor

Welcome Remarks

  • Rev. Alfonso Wyatt

  • Deputy Richard Buery, City of New York

  • Phil Weinberg, Deputy Chancellor, NYC Dept of Education
  • Rashid Shabazz, Campaign for Black Male Achievement

Plenary Session Speaker 

  • David Johns, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans

Thursday
11:00 - 11:45 am

Community Building (Comunidad/Ubuntu)

Thursday
12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch

Thursday
1:15– 4:30 pm

Workshops - 3-hour Sessions

Thursday
1:15– 2:45 pm

Workshops - Block 1 

Thursday
3:00 - 4:30 pm

Workshops - Block 2 

Thursday
4:45 – 6:45pm

Film Screening Followed by Discussion

"Kingmakers of Oakland"

The Story: A former teacher, principal and youth development leader in Oakland, CA and his team lead a historic program that shows young Black males what it takes to become “kings” on their journey to navigate a broken school system and achieve academic excellence.

View trailer and learn more

Thursday
6:00 – 9:00pm

Experience New York City!

Special tourism opportunities TBD

Friday, May 20, 2016
Convening of the Gathering

Time

Event / Location

Friday
7:00 – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast
Jacob Javits Center

Friday
8:30 – 10:00 am 

Calling the Village to Order

Performance

Pathways College Prepatory School, NYC

Session Moderator

Steve Vassor

Welcome Remarks

  • Phillip McCall, Jr., COSEBOC Board Chair

  • Paul Forbes, Expanded Success Initiative, NYC

  • Rasheed Meadows, TNTP
  • Aldrin Bonilla, NY Deputy Borough President, Borough of Manhattan

Plenary Speaker

  • Dr. Chris Emdin

Friday
10:15 am – 11:45 am

Workshops - Block 3

Friday
12:00 – 2:00 pm

Awards Luncheon

Reflections

  • Ron Walker

  • Rosa Smith

  • Shawn Dove, Campaign for Black Male Achievement

  • David Banks, Eagle Academy Foundation

  • Larry Leverett, Panasonic Foundation

Host

  • Steve Vassor, COSEBOC

Performance:

Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement

Special Presentation

Jaquelyn L. Carter Memorial Education Fund

Keynote Address

  • Carmen Perez, Gathering for Justice

Entertainment

  • Greg Corbin/Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement

Friday
2:30 – 4:00pm

COSEBOC Talks

Panelists

  • Wayne Harris, Cambridge Strategic Services
  • Stephen Powell, National CARES Mentoring Movement
  • Elias Encarnacion
  • Facilitated by TBD

Friday
4:15 – 5:00pm 

Youth Presentations: Oath, Reflections, and Charges

Friday
5:00 - 7pm 

Shuttle Bus from Javits Center to Paramount Hotel 

Friday
6:00 - 9pm

ESI Slam Event | Javits Center

NYC’s Expanded Success Initiative will host an engaging “Hip Hop Slam”, showcasing the unconventional way #COSEBOC10’s host partner is using urban innovation to teach academic and life skills. Dr. Chris Emdin of Teachers College at Columbia University, the mastermind behind the popular Hip Hop-based Science Genius program, will be a highlight of this night of representing and rhyming.

Saturday, May 21, 2016
Convening of the Gathering

Time

Event / Location

Saturday
7:00 – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast
Location TBD

Saturday
8:30 – 12:30 pm

Calling the Village to Order
Location: the Wyndham New Yorker

Opening – Kingmakers of Oakland

Richard Taylor | Depression / Suicide Expert | State of Trauma for boys and men of color through his personal testimony and his current work

Moderator: David Miller

Panel: Panelist address the topic “Trauma in the Village”

  • Dr. Janice Stevenson, Total Health Care (Baltimore, MD)

  • Dr. Michael Lindsey, NYU School of Social Work

  • Dr. Olga Acosta Price, George Washington University

  • Roberto Rivera, The Good Life

  • Kenneth Braswell, Fathers Incorporated / Federal Responsible Fatherhood Initiative

  • Richard Taylor

Respondents

  • Howard Stevenson, University of Pennsylvania

  • Eric Grimes, WURD

Break

Oakland AA Spoken Word Team

Table Group Activity led by David Miller

Final group report out and next steps

Saturday
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

COSEBOC Official Closing | Charge

Ron Walker announce 2017 location

Saturday
1:00pm – 3:00pm 

Shuttle Bus to Paramount Hotel (continuous loop)

 

 

 

COSEBOC thanks our sponsors who are generously supporting this gathering

ESINYC Young Men's InitiativeAmerican Reading CompanyCampaign for Black Make AcheivementNational Black Theatre NBTPanasonic Foudationscholastic educationSRI - School Reform InitiativeInternational Colloquium on Black Males in Education TNTP