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Priming to Pivot

by Deidre R. Farmbry, Ed.D. Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Shawn Ginwright, author of The Four Pivots: Reimagining Justice, Reimagining Ourselves, for a COSEBOC virtual convening titled “From Nourish to Flourish.” Highly inspired by the book, I began thinking about the work before the work if one is committed to personal change, especially based on any of the four pivots Ginwright writes about...
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Many Thanks and Best Wishes to Dr. Sandra Spooner 

The word “departure” is defined as the act of leaving. This brief message is to announce the departure of Dr. Sandra Spooner, our Director of Operations. However, I define departure differently, because, though Sandra is leaving the official role that she has successfully filled for six years, her impact on the growth, development and success of COSEBOC will never leave.
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Do You Believe That Children Are Our Future?

When the legendary singer Whitney Houston sang “The Greatest Love of All,” written by Linda Creed and Michael Masser, the lyrics were crystal clear and emphatic. Here are the words that form the first stanza: I believe that children are our future; Teach them well and let them lead the way.
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From Nourish to Flourish with Dr. Shawn Ginwright

From Nourish to Flourish, featuring Dr. Shawn Ginwright. Join us on Thursday, June 30, 2022 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm EDT. COSEBOC will host a virtual panel discussion to launch “From Nourish to Flourish,” a new collaborative of organizations committed to celebrating and elevating boys and young men of color.
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Education Summit 2022

Dear COSEBOC friends, As you may know, one of the roles that COSEBOC plays is that of support for organizations...
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The Village is on Fire! Where are the Firefighters?

Susan Taylor, the esteemed founder and dynamic leader of Cares Mentoring, reminds us that the village is on fire. But,...
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COSEBOC Supports Shawn and Shawn

By Ron Walker COSEBOC has a deeply-rooted mission to affirm the social, emotional, cultural, and academic development of boys and...
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Black History Month

By Ron Walker I begin with this statement: Black history is made every day. The Father of Black History, Carter...
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COSEBOC receives major grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

COSEBOC has been named one of eight organizations across the country to receive a major grant from the Chan Zuckerberg...
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Past Events

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 Session (30mins) The Uncommon...
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Session 2: Virtual Institute – TACTICS (Part 1)

Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:00 pm ET / 3:00 pm PT | Discussion and Working Session (90 mins.) Reopening “TACTICS”–Trust,...
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Harvesting our Elder Grace

Shawn Dove is back for another Wednesday take over of Trailblazers.FM, and will be joined by two other Black legends...
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Session 3: Virtual Institute – TACTICS (Part 2)

Thursday, November 4th6:00 pm ET / 3:00 pm PT | Info Session (45 mins.)Discovering Rituals Understanding Manhood (D.R.U.M. Method)–The Rites...
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Session 4: Virtual Institute – Connecting The Dots

Thursday, December 2, 2021 6:00 pm ET / 3:00 pm PT | Partner Showcase (30mins) Meet and learn more about...
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Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for 2022 events & programming! Visit Past Events
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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...
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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...
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Learning from the Footprints of Mothers: COSEBOC Celebrates the Year of the Mother

The year 2020 has been designated as the Year of the Mother. The official launch, January 20, 2020, coincided 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...
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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...
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