Services & Programs

COSEBOC Standards

Our COSEOC Standards Training program is based on the research and publication of “COSEBOC STANDARDS: THE UNCOMMON CORE for Schools Educating Boys of Color

Gathering of Leaders

We bring like minded people together for our signature Annual Gathering of Leaders as well as for our ongoing virtual webinars and conversations.

Virtual Events

COSEBOC Virtual Events include Conversations with Deep Thinkers, the COSEBOC Virtual Institute, and more.

Rites of Passage

Discovering Rituals Understanding Manhood Method (D.R.U.M) is a research-based framework and program which aims to increase high school attendance and graduation rates and to encourage enrollment in post-secondary education.

Empowering Youth Voices

Footprints and Footsteps is a Rites of Passage curriculum rooted in Sankofa Power – a return to one’s origin rooted in the values, practices, rituals, and intelligence that helps activate a memory of healthy identity and instill the responsibility of continuing a legacy of excellence.


COSEBOC conducts community-based, participatory action research to advance educational equity and school transformation.