CBMA Spotlight

Scenes from CBMA's 7th Annual "Rumble Young Man, Rumble!"

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Narrative Change, Capacity Building Louisville
05.22.2018
Anthony Richardson

The Power in Numbers

CBMA Member Anthony Richardson reflects on his acceptance into the 2018 American Express Leadership Academy at CBMA, and the impact of being part of the national CBMA network on his leadership capacity on behalf of Black men and boys.
Capacity Building Milwaukee
05.07.2018

Meet Our Fellows: Introducing The American Express Leadership Academy at CBMA!

The Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA), in partnership with American Express, today announced the selection of 24 emerging leaders from across the country for the American Express Leadership Academy at CBMA. Each recipient was chosen based on their demonstrated track record and continued commitment to improving life outcomes for Black men and boys in their respective cities. 
Capacity Building, Narrative Change Milwaukee
05.03.2018

CBMA Brings the "Rumble" to Milwaukee

From April 30th to May 1st, the Campaign for Black Male Achievement took its flagship event "Rumble Young Man, Rumble" to the City of Milwaukee for the first time! Read one to check out the NPR radio interview with CBMA VP of Membership Steve Vassor about the event.
Capacity Building San Francisco
03.12.2018

Watch as CBMA Kicks Off the "Quantifying Hope" Tour!

On Thursday, March 22 from 10am to 12pm PST, watch live as the Campaign for Black Male Achievement joins the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in kicking off the 2018 "Quantifying Hope" Tour in San Francisco! This event will feature a special community conversation with CBMA CEO Shawn Dove and SVCF CEO and President Dr. Emmett D. Carson. 
Capacity Building, Narrative Change
01.24.2018

New CBMA Report Finds Increased Investment in Black Men and Boys

Promise of Place: Building Beloved Communities for Black Men and Boys [LINK] gauges city-level commitment to Black males through a Black Male Achievement City Index, which scores 50 cities according to their promise in helping Black men and boys succeed.
Capacity Building Louisville
08.11.2017

BMA First-Person: Reflections from the 2017 BBCLF Retreat in Greensboro

In June, CBMA convened the first gathering of Building Beloved Community Leadership Fellowship (BBCLF) recipients at a three-day leadership institute in Greensboro, North Carolina. Hosted in partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership and the Beloved Community Center, the retreat was an opportunity for the 24 fellows to bond and build camaraderie with one another, and to learn valuable leadership tools and techniques to advance their BMA work.
Narrative Change, Capacity Building Milwaukee
07.06.2017

MyBlackStory.us: MILWAUKEE

In an effort to champion the positive efforts and impact of Milwaukee’s Black leaders, organizers and community members, local firm Render and the Campaign For Black Male Achievement (CBMA) today launched