Agenda

COSEBOC Annual Gathering of Leaders

Boys and Young Men of Color: 
Innovators, Creators and Game Changers
University of Texas | Austin, Texas  |  April 26-28, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Pre-Conference Activities

Time

Event / Location

Wednesday
8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Registration | Darrell K Royal Stadium
(DKR Stadium)

Wednesday
9:30 – 4:00 pm

School Tours departing from DKR Stadium
(read about the schools here)

Elementary Schools

  1. Volma Overton Early College Prep and Lee Lewis Campbell Elementary Media and Performing Arts Institute

Middle Schools:

  1. Gus Garcia Young Men’s Leadership Academy
  2. Texas Empowerment Academy

High Schools

  1. LBJ Early College High School and Travis Early College High School

Alternative School

  1. Travis County Leadership Academy

Wednesday
12:30 – 4:30 pm

COSEBOC For Principals Only Session

Dr. Darnisa Amante | AT&T Conference Center

Wednesday
1:30 – 5:00 pm

COSEBOC Board of Directors Meeting

Stadium – President’s Suite

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Convening of the Gathering

Time Event / Location

Thursday
6:00 am – 8:00 am

Shuttle Buses from Courtyard Marriott, Doubletree and AT&T Center to LBJ Auditorium

Thursday
6:30 am – 1:00 pm

Registration | DKR Stadium

Continuous shuttle to Hogg Auditorium

Thursday
6:30 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast | Hogg Auditorium

Thursday
8:00 – 10:30 am

Calling the Village to Order | Hogg Auditorium

  • Performance
  • Welcome Remarks
  • Young Men’s Walk of Integrity | Elders | Processional of Young Men
  • Plenary Session Speaker: Dr. G Reyes

10:30 am

Shuttle from Hogg Auditorium to DKR Stadium

Thursday
11:00 - 12:00 pm

Reflection & Networking | DKR Stadium

Thursday
12:00 – 1:30 pm

Lunch - BBQ on Roof | DKR Stadium

Thursday
1:45– 5:00 pm

Workshop Block 1a (3 hours with a break midway)  | DKR Stadium

Read Block 1A Workshop Descriptions here

Thursday
1:45– 3:15 pm

Workshops - Block 1b (90 minutes)  | DKR Stadium

Read Block 1B Workshop Descriptions here

Thursday
3:30– 5:00 pm

Workshops - Block 2 (90 minutes)  | DKR Stadium

Read Block 2 Workshop Descriptions here

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Shuttle Bus from LBJ Auditorium to AT&T, Doubletree, and Courtyard 

Thursday
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Experience Austin

Time for you to enjoy this great city!

Thursday
7:30 pm

Film Screening: "Tell Them We Are Rising" The Story of Black Colleges & Universities

Huston-Tillotson University | Mary E. Branch Gymnasium
801-899 Chalmers Avenue | Austin, TX 78702

Learn more and view the trailer here

Friday, April 28, 2017
Convening of the Gathering

Time

Event / Location

 6:30am - 8:30am

Shuttle Buses from Courtyard Marriott, Doubletree and AT&T Center to LBJ Auditorium 

Friday
7:00 – 11:00 am

Registration | LBJ Auditorium

Friday
6:30am - 7:45am

Breakfast | LBJ Auditorium

Friday
8:00 – 9:30 am 

Student Innovator Awards | LBJ Auditorium

  • Opening Remarks and Acknowledgements
  • Performance
  • Honorees
  • Performance - Jasiri X
  • Closing Remarks

Friday
9:30 am – 10:30 am

Integrating Social & Emotional Learning: A School Based Framework  | LBJ Auditorium

Friday
10:45 – 11:00 am

Mindfulness Break  | LBJ Auditorium

Friday
11:00 – 12:00 am

Special Sessions | LBJ Auditorium

Friday
12:00 - 1:15 pm

Working Lunch | DKR Stadium  

1:30pm –3:00pm

Workshops - Block 3 | DKR Stadium

Read Block 3 Workshop Descriptions here

3:15pm – 4:00pm

Youth Presentations | LBJ Auditorium

  • Oaths, Reflections, and Charges
  • Presentations by Young Men 
  • Performance

4:00pm – 6:00

Shuttle Bus from LBJ Auditorium to AT&T, Doubletree, and Courtyard

 

 

 

Host Partners: 2017 Annual Gathering of Leaders

AISDThe University of Texas at AustinHuston-Tillotson UniversityCity of Austin Executives Alliance for Boys and Young Men of Color

Sponsors: Thank you for generously supporting this Gathering

Campaign for Black Male AcheivementAmerican Reading CompanyA Glimmer of Home AustinForward PromiseVerizon Innovative LearningTNTP SRI