CBMA Spotlight

"Fracture Critical": Strategic Destiny Dispatch Vol. III. Xll.

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Education, Youth Development Milwaukee
11.08.2017

Milwaukee Schools Shine a Light on Its Young Men of Color

In this article, CBMA previews its forthcoming Promise of Place report by highlighting its ongoing partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS), featuring interviews with both the district's Superintendent and its Director of the Department of Black and Latino Male Achievement. 
Health & Healing
11.08.2017
​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

Sweetness in Life: Diabetes in Perspective

In light of November being National Diabetes Awareness Month, CBMA Health and Healing Strategies Director Dr. Phyllis Hubbard dives deeper into the disease, and offers tips on early prevention, detection and management.  
Education, Narrative Change New York City
10.27.2017

Meet the Bronx Educator Who Uses Hip-Hop to Teach Science

In the third video of the "Black Male Educators Speak" series, we featured Bronx native Edmund Adjapong, Ph.D., an assistant professor of education at Seton Hall University and former middle school science teacher who is using Hip-Hop to engage students in STEM.
Narrative Change, Education Los Angeles
10.24.2017
Janet Dickerson

This LA Leader on the Importance of Intersectionality in Black Male Achievement

For CBMA October 2017 Member Spotlight, we got to sit down with Dr. Torie Weiston-Serdan, a nationally-renown scholar and mentoring expert out of Claremont, California who is using her years of experience as an educator and practitioner to examine how today's youth of color are served by mentoring and youth development programs.
Narrative Change, Education Detroit
10.23.2017

Meet the Black Male Educator Using Hip-Hop Literacy to Engage Students and the Community

In the second installment of the "Black Male Educators Speak" video series, we met Detroit educator Quan Neloms (who is also one of CBMA's inaugural Building Beloved Community Leadership Fellows) as he uses Hip Hop as a tool to engage and inspire his students at Detroit's Frederick Douglass Academy for Young Men. 
Health & Healing, Narrative Change
10.23.2017
​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Giving Breast Cancer the 'Shaft'

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Director of CBMA Health and Healing Strategies Dr. Phyllis Hubbard, writes about how one famous actor's battle with Breast Cancer challenged misconceptions about the disease's impact on men, and offers advice on early detection and prevention.