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The 7th Annual Gathering of Leaders: Young, Gifted and Literate: Boys and Young Men of Color Prepared for the Future

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7th Annual Gathering of Leaders, Chicago IL


The Forum on the campus of the University of Illinois-Chicago will be the venue where we will convene to:

  • Gather in learning lab experiences to consider how our leadership influences the literacy development of boys and young man of color
  • Learn from UICs own renowned expert on literacy development for males  of color – Dr. Alfred Tatum, Associate Professor and the Director of the UIC Reading Clinic at the College of Education 
  • Hear from preeminent leaders about how the social and emotional health of young men of color is inseparably linked to their academic success
  • Engage in workshop presentations of exemplary practices featuring the COSEBOC Awards Schools and workshop presenters who will concentrate on practical application
  • Visit and observe the highly regarded school customs and traditions of Urban Prep Academies; a charter member of COSEBOC

Urban Prep Academies will host and engage young men, in activities Literacy, Learning and Fellowship.

JOIN us on April 24, 2013 for a Day of Community Service; a tradition of the COSEBOC Gathering of Leaders

SPEND social time with us at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Chicago, COSEBOC’s destination hotel for the Gathering. 

Reserve your room now and save!

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Call Central Reservations: 888-421-1442