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#COSEBOC10: "Framing The Narrative For Boys & Young Men of Color: 10 Years of Leadership and The Journey Ahead"

MAY 18-21, 2016 in New York City!

Calling on all those who advocate for boys and young men of color! We're roughly 90 days away from our 10th Annual Gathering, #COSEBOC10, an opportunity for us all to converge on New York City and "frame the narrative" and celebrate COSEBOC's 10 years of accomplishments.

First Annual Gathering Group PhotoSome of you may remember the very first Gathering of Leaders back in October 2006 at Wheelock College. Our theme back then was simple but critical: "The Education of the Black Male Youth." Ten years later, in 2016, the field and the arms of support have increased exponentially, yet our charge as a convening organization remains the same...

To connect, inspire, support and strengthen school leaders dedicated to the social, emotional, and academic development of boys and young men of color.

Our 10th Annual Gathering of Leaders is shaping up to be our largest, most celebrated professional development conference yet. We hope to see your school, organization, company, and program in the place!

◊  VIEW Workshops, Agenda, Registration, and Logistics for #COSEBOC10.


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THE GATHERING PLACE: New York City! The Jacob Javits Convention Center! 

Jacob Javits Center, NYCIt's a family affair in support of boys and young men of color! #COSEBOC10 will draw more than 1,000 attendees in May to the well equipped accommodations of the Javits Center, our prime Manhattan location. Old colleagues will reunite and new alliances will be formed, as we learn, grow, and have some fun in NYC, too!

LEARN MORE about the Agenda: Workshops, Plenary Sessions, Keynote Luncheons, and "The Village" main exhibit hall, a main focal point of the Gathering.