COSEBOC

Advancing the Affirmative Development of Boys and Young Men of Color

COSEBOC is committed to connecting, inspiring, supporting, and strengthening educators and community members who are dedicated to the social, emotional, cultural, and academic development of boys and young men of color. The COSEBOC movement advances the belief that all students, including boys and young men of color, possess the gifts, talents, and genius to excel in school, career, and life.

A Conspiracy of CARE:
A Call to Healing

In this short video, COSEBOC founder and executive director Ron Walker speaks about our role in challenging and disrupting the cycle of dehumanization that has been generational for Black, Brown, and indigenous people in America.

This is a call to move toward human centered engagement, from trauma to triumph. Watch full video here.

Commitment to Transformation

The COSEBOC Standards
The COSEBOC Standards
The COSEBOC Standards
COSEBOC Standards The Uncommon Core, for Schools Educating Boys of Color (2020) is a research-based tool that provides a strong operational framework for healthy transformation of schools.
NEW! COSEBOC Virtual Institute
NEW! COSEBOC Virtual Institute
NEW! COSEBOC Virtual Institute
COSEBOC Virtual Institute: Toward a Standard of Exemplary Care for Boys and Young Men of Color. A 4 part online series
Membership
Membership
Membership
The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color is a network of school leaders, teachers, community and youth service advocates, and policymakers from across the country.

The COSEBOC Impact

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School or Community Educators
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Male Students of Color
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Parents of Color
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States & District of Columbia

Home Membership

Building a Conspiracy of Care

Membership

Our members share our vision of collaboration, partnership, and mutual support essential to the academic success and future aspirations of boys and young men of color. COSEBOC members are passionate advocates for transformational change taking place within classrooms, schools, and communities. These changes will foster a spirit and reality of success which every male student of color will attain. Your decision to join COSEBOC on this mission can be the difference that makes the difference for boys and young men of color.

News, Blogs, Events & More

Harvesting our Elder Grace
Harvesting our Elder Grace
Shawn Dove is back for another Wednesday take over of Trailblazers.FM, and will be joined ...
Session 1: COSEBOC Virtual Institute – The BERC Report and Beyond
Session 1: COSEBOC Virtual Institute – The BERC Report and Beyond
Register to Attend Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:00 pm ET / 1:00 pm PT | Info Sessi...
Session 2: Virtual Institute – TACTICS (Part 1)
Session 2: Virtual Institute – TACTICS (Part 1)
Thursday, October 28, 20216:00 pm ET / 3:00 pm PT | Info Session (30 mins.)Discovering Rit...

Reflections

“COSEBOC models excellence in leadership and teaching; demonstrates and promotes equitable strategies that educate and elevate; and collaboratively builds and strengthens networks of those willing and committed to serving black and brown boys and young men.”

Dr. Deborah Jewell-Sherman
Gregory R. Anrig Professor of Practice in Educational Leadership
Harvard Graduate School of Education

“COSEBOC is a driving force to save our sons by connecting the people who really care about the future for young men of color.”

David C. Banks
President
Eagle Academy Foundation

“I could not let another moment go by without letting you know the Gathering experience was phenomenal. Rashid and I are proud to be partners in such transformative work on behalf of our boys.”

Shawn Dove
CEO, Campaign for Black Male Achievement

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