BUILDING A BELOVED COMMUNITY FOR BLACK MEN AND BOYS

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12.05.2018
Valerie Merritt

30 Days and Counting

How do you know when you've made a good decision? CBMA's newest team member Valerie Merritt reflect on her first 30-days working at CBMA. Read her reflections here!
blog Health & Healing
08.23.2018

Message From A Young Black Man on Philanthropy

CBMA interviewed Zachary Smith, who was one of our 2018 Transformational Leadership Fellows, about his perspective on Black philanthropy, and his forthcoming book Love in Various Strengths. Check it out!
blog Economic Opportunity
11.21.2018
Christopher Rutherford

Reflections on Detroit's Rich Black Wealth Legacy

In 2017 CBMA made a commitment to invest in the city of Detroit on behalf of Black men and boys through the Black Male Equity Initiative (BMEI). Under the joint leadership of CBMA CEO Shawn Dove and Torch Enterprises CEO Dr. Pamela Jolly, we are embarking on a journey to help rebuild Detroit’s legacy of Black wealth.
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11.15.2018

Congratulations to the MBK Community Challenge Grantees!

Today President Barack Obama and The Obama Foundation announced the winners of the MBK Community Challenge, a national competition to identify and invest in communities working to improve life outcomes for boys and young men of color. Learn more!

Initiatives

The American Express Leadership Academy at CBMA
The American Express Leadership Academy at CBMA, formerly known as the Building Beloved Community Leadership Fellowship (BBCLF), will utilize the unique strengths and competencies of two Greensboro, North Carolina-based organizations. 
Health and Healing Strategies
CBMA's Health & Healing Strategies initiative aims to improve the health outcomes of Black males by promoting self-empowerment and wellness education among leaders in Black Male Achievement. Launched in 2016, these strategies
Rumble Young Man, Rumble
Since 2011, Rumble Young Man Rumble (RYMR)! has convened national BMA leaders in Louisville to share promising practices and lessons learned, and to create collaborations with young Black men across
Black Male Achievement Leaders-In-Residence Program
The Black Male Achievement Leaders in Residence Program in partnership with the University of Louisville is a customized 12-month leadership development experience for a cohort of 10 senior professionals in
Black Male Re-Imagined
In an effort to affirm accurate portrayals of Black people in the mainstream media, the Campaign for Black Male Achievement , in partnership with the Perception Institute , launched in 2010

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