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Many Thanks and Best Wishes to Dr. Sandra Spooner 

Many Thanks and Best Wishes to Dr. Sandra Spooner 

A Message from Ron Walker, Founder and Executive Director 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…
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Do You Believe That Children Are Our Future?

Do You Believe That Children Are Our Future?

by Ron Walker 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…
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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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The Village is on Fire! Where are the Firefighters?

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, with equal passion she reminds us that we are the firefighters who can put out the blaze before it completely consumes everything and everyone in its path. The fire from…
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COSEBOC Supports Shawn and Shawn

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 young men of color. This mission is more important now than ever before. The pandemic, now going into its third year, has taken a massive and devastating toll on the…
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Black History Month

Black History Month

By Ron Walker I begin with this statement: Black history is made every day. The Father of Black History, Carter G. Woodson, the son of former slaves, had to defer his schooling to help his family by working in the coal mines of West Virginia. My own grandfather, Willie Silas…
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