Education Summit 2022

Education Summit 2022

Dear COSEBOC friends, As you may know, one of the roles that COSEBOC plays is that of support for organizations and individuals who share our mission of serving the affirmative, social, emotional, cultural and academic development of all students and for us, especially boys and young men of color. To…
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Announcement: Fall release of the 4th edition of COSEBOC Standards and Promising Practices for Schools Educating Boys of Color

Dear Educator and Advocate, COSEBOC is pleased to announce the release this fall of the 4th edition of our highly acclaimed document, Standards and Promising Practices for Schools Educating Boys of Color. In an era of high stakes testing and the Common Core State Standards, reaching expectations is important for all…
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Video-Teleconference: Ariel Jimenez Bustos and Martin Miranda, Jan 7, 2020

On Tuesday, January 4, 2020 at 4pm EST, COSEBOC is proud to announce Ariel Jimenez Bustos, Coordinator for the National Compadres Network’s Joven Noble Youth Academy, as our 4th speaker in our 2020 educational teleconference series, Conversations with Deep Thinkers. Ariel will be joined by Martin Miranda, a Joven Noble Youth Academy participant. Conversations with…
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Wendell and Kevin: Their Footprints Informed my Footsteps

This year, the theme for the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC) 14th Annual Gathering of Leaders, Boys and Young Men of Color: Learning from the Footprints of the Past; Taking Footsteps to the Future, has surely made an impact on me. As we approach this year's Gathering in…
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George Floyd and the Countless Others we Memorialize Today

by Ron Walker June 9, 2020 Another name has been added to the roll of black women and men murdered by unchecked police violence. His name is George Floyd. George’s first name joins Emmett, Trayvon, Eric, Michael, Laquan, Tamir, Walter, Freddie, Sandra, Philando, Botham, Breonna, Ahmaud, and others whose names…
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Now is the Time! Tomorrow is too Late!

by Ron Walker June 15, 2020 “The children of the despised and rejected are menaced from the moment they stir in the womb.” I open my written thoughts purposefully with this quote from the great American writer and poet, James Baldwin. Why are the children of the despised and rejected…
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Solomon’s Plan by Ron Walker

After many years of thinking about writing a book to share a story about the power of hope, resilience and family, I finally did it. With the generous and consistent support of the American Reading Company, the book, is a reality. It is written in honor of my father, Solomon…
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The Fruition of our Virtual Gathering of Leaders

Dear COSEBOC friends and supporters, On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color, it is my pleasure to send you this note of thanks. As many of you know, COSEBOC was scheduled to host its 14th Gathering of Leaders in…
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