GOL18 Agenda

COSEBOC 12th Annual Gathering of Leaders

Boys and Young Men of Color: 
Liberated, Empowered and Educated
Boston Park Plaza Hotel | Boston, MA |  May 29 - 31, 2018

Tuesday, May 29 2018
Pre-Conference Activities

Time

Event / Location

Tues, May 29
8:30am – 5:00pm

Registration | Pick-Up Gathering Materials
Location: Avenue 34 – Loft

Tues, May 29
8:30am – 3:00pm
(times may change - TBA)

School Tours 
Location: Offsite (Lunch not included)

Tues, May 29
10:00am – 5:00pm

Visit the Solutions Center (Exhibit Area)
Location: Avenue 34

Tues, May 29
10:30am – 3:30pm

COSEBOC For Leaders Only Institute with Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings

“Squad Goals”: Culturally Relevant Approaches to Liberating, Empowering and Educating Boys and Young Men of Color
Facilitator: Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings
Location: Grand Ballroom B
Lunch is included

Tues, May 29
1:00pm – 4:00pm

COSEBOC Board of Directors Meeting
Location: Boylston

Tues, May 29
2:00pm – 4:00pm

TENTATIVE: Poster Presentations
Avenue 34

Tues, May 29
5:30pm – 7:30pm

COSEBOC Gathering of Leaders Reception (Invitation Only)
Location: Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Convening of the Gathering

Time Event / Location

Wed, May 30
7:00am – 8:00am

Continental Breakfast
Grand Ballroom

Wed, May 30
7:00am – 5:00pm

Registration | Pick-Up Gathering Materials
Location: Avenue 34 – Loft

Wed, May 30
8:00am – 10:00am

Calling the Village to Order

  • Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Young Men’s Walk of Integrity | Elders | Processional of Young Men

  • Interpretation of the Gathering Theme by Youth

Location: Grand Ballroom

Wed, May 30
10:00am - 11:00am

Plenary Session Speaker - Dr. Chris Emdin
Location: Grand Ballroom

Wed, May 30
11:00am – 12:00pm

Community Building / Networking 
Location: Grand Ballroom

Wed, May 30
11:00am - 6:00pm

Visit the Solutions Center 
Location: Avenue 3

Wed, May 30
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch Program
Featuring the Chittick Elementary School All Star Chorus
Location: Grand Ballroom

Wed, May 30
1:30pm– 2:15pm

COSEBOC Principal Action League (PAL) Presentation
Location: Hancock

Wed, May 30
1:30pm– 3:00pm

Workshops - Block 1A (90 min) 
Location: 4th Floor Breakouts

Wed, May 30
3:30pm –5:00pm

Workshops - Block 1B 
Location: 4th Floor Breakouts

Wed, May 30
1:30pm –5:00pm

Workshops - Block 2 
Location: 4th Floor Breakouts

Wed, May 30
5:00pm –6:00pm

TENTATIVE: Poster Presentations
Avenue 34

Wed, May 30
6:00pm – onward

Experience Boston On Your Own

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Convening of the Gathering

Time Event / Location

Thurs, May 31
7:00am – 8:15am

Continental Breakfast 
Location: Grand Ballroom

Thurs, May 31
7:00am – 12:00pm

Registration | Pick-Up Gathering Materials
Location: Avenue 34 – Loft

Thurs, May 31
8:15am – 8:30am

Morning Remarks
Location: Grand Ballroom

Thurs, May 31
8:30am – 10:00am

Plenary Session Speaker - Roberto Rivera
Location: Grand Ballroom

Thurs, May 31
10:15am – 11:45am

Workshops – Block 3
Location: 4th Floor Breakouts

Thurs, May 31
10:15am – 11:15am

COSEBOC Standards Based Practices (SBP) Presentation
Location: Hancock

Thurs, May 31
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Lunch Program

Location: Grand Ballroom

Thurs, May 31
2:00pm – 3:30 pm

Workshops – Block 4
Location: 4th Floor Breakouts

Thurs, May 31
3:30pm – 4:30 pm

Special Session - Barrington Irving
Location: Grand Ballroom

Thurs, May 31
4:30pm – 5:15 pm

Plenary Session: Youth Presentation and Charge to the Gathering participants
Location: Grand Ballroom

Thurs, May 31
5:15pm – 5:30 pm

COSEBOC Official Closing/Charge
Location: Grand Ballroom

Thurs, May 31
5:30pm – 6:30 pm

TENTATIVE: Poster Presentations
Location: Avenue 34