CBMA Spotlight

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

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Narrative Change, Criminal Justice
05.11.2018

Commemorate Mothers Day with the #DearMamaLetters Campaign

In honor of Mother's Day, CBMA wants to celebrate and thank all of the women in our network and beyond who work hard every day to lead, support and nurture our families and communities. Learn how you can join us!
Culture of Safety, Health & Healing Sacramento
04.05.2018

Listen to this Special Network Call in Tribute to Stephon Clark

On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 -- the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination -- CBMA hosted a special network call featuring Sacramento and national leaders to amplify their voices and efforts on behalf of police violence victims and their communities. Listen to it here.
Culture of Safety, Criminal Justice Sacramento
03.27.2018

In Solidarity: Demand Justice for Stephon Clark

In 2012, four years after launching at the Open Society Foundations, the Campaign for Black Male Achievement joined the nation and world in reacting with grief and outrage at the killing of 17-year old Trayvon
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.
Criminal Justice, Culture of Safety Baltimore
04.20.2017
Shawn Dove and Anthony Smith

How Young Black Men are Running a Violent Gauntlet of Peril

Too many Black males like Markel Scott, who had focused on a bright future only to be cut down by gunfire, are being lost. But there is something we can do. Read this op-ed co-authored by CBMA CEO Shawn Dove and Cities United Executive Director Anthony Smith.
Culture of Safety, Capacity Building
02.03.2017

CBMA Hosts #BMAmentoring Twitter Chat

January is National Mentoring Month, so we decided to host a Twitter Chat to discuss the importance and impact of mentoring on the lives of young black men.  We invited
Criminal Justice, Culture of Safety Baton Rouge
07.06.2016

CBMA Statement on Alton Sterling

Once again we are forced to bear witness to the brutal killing of yet another Black American by police. This time that person is Alton Sterling: a husband, father and beloved member