Welcome to COSEBOC

The mission of the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color is to connect, inspire, support and strengthen school leaders dedicated to the social, emotional and academic development of boys and young men of color.

SAVE THE DATE: Jackson, Mississippi to host the 8th Annual Gathering of Leaders, April 23-25, 2014

Onward and Upward!: Advancing the Affirmative Development of Boys and Young Men of Color Learn more.

This theme recognizes the historic and current efforts of good people across the nation and in Mississippi, allied with COSEBOC's intent to build a new narrative for boys and young men of color. 

We are extremely pleased that the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans will hold a Town Hall at Jackson State University immediately following our Gathering of Leaders. Learn more.

View this year's Agenda.

Eventbrite - 8th Annual Gathering of Leaders: ONWARD AND UPWARD! Advancing the Affirmative Development of Boys and Young Men of Color




Join the COSEBOC Movement!  Become a member now and you'll receive member services through July 2014. Learn more»

JOB OPENING: Marketing & Development Associate Learn more»

This position involves a wide range of marketing and development initiatives intended to underwrite and promote services to our network of members, prospective members, and raise the visibility of the COSEBOC message on a national level via print, broadcast, and social media.

This is a half-time (20 hours/week) position with the option of working 3 full days/week or 5 half-days/week.

Learn more»

President Obama Speaks on the My Brother's Keeper Initiative

Listen to Andrew Wolk of Root Cause and the Mayor of Gary, Indiana on NPR: My Brother's Keeper In The Community: Hopes And Aims At Ground Level

Ron Walker on the Power of Resilience