This year's Gathering of Leaders will feature COSEBOC Talks, brief talks by thought leaders in our field - effective education for boys and young men of color:
Eric Mahmoud, Founder and CEO of 2013 COSEBOC School Award winner BEST Academy, Seed Academy, Harvest Preparatory School, Sister Academy and Mastery Schools on A Crisis in Our Community: Closing the Five Education Gaps
Roberto Rivera, President and Lead Change Agent, The Good Life Organization on Hip-Hop(E) - Activating Hope in Adolescent Youth in Ways that Bridge Hip Hop Culture with Social and Emotional Learning and Civic Activism
David C. Banks, President & CEO, The Eagle Academy Foundation including 2012 COSEBOC School Award winner Eagle Academy - The Bronx on SOAR: How Boys Learn, Succeed and Develop Character the Eagle Way
Dr. Karen Mapp, Senior Lecturer on Education and Director, Education Policy and Management Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education on Moving Forward: Building the Capacity for Effective Family-School Partnerships
Dr. Howard Stevenson, Professor of Education and Africana Studies, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania on Playing With Anger: Affirming Racial Styles and Assertiveness in Boys and Young Men
Marco A. Davis, Deputy Director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics on Adelante:Moving the Latino Community Onward and Upward
Be inspired, be provoked, be informed. Be there!