On Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 4pm EST, the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color is proud to announce its 4th speaker in our educational teleconference series, Conversations with Influential Thought Leaders. The goal of this series is to create, deepen and strengthen the capacity of educators and advocates dedicated to the affirmative development of boys and young men of color.
We are honored to have CHRIS CHATMON—Deputy Chief of Equity for the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) andFounding Executive Director of OUSD’s Office of African American Male Achievement.
Christopher P. Chatmon was named as a “Leader to Learn From” by Education Week magazine. Chatmon was selected as a Campaign for Black Male Achievement “Social Innovation Accelerator” because he is committed to improving life outcomes for all youth and especially African American males. Chatmon is passionate about uplifting the African American community and has dedicated his career and life work to creating pathways of success within Oakland and beyond. His inspirational leadership motivates educators and community members to engage, encourage, and empower young people regardless of gender or non-gender identity, race, class, or nationality.