CBMA Spotlight

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

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Youth Development, Narrative Change Oakland
11.25.2019

Road to Rumble 9: Conviction

In this latest installment of the "Road to Rumble" blog series we hear from Kalin Pont-Tate representing the East Oakland Youth Development Center about one of Muhammad Ali's core principals, Conviction.
Youth Development, Education New York City
04.03.2018
Ernest Butts

Reinvented: In Honor of Our SHE-roes

I never would have thought that I would be in the field of social justice as an innovator, and leader in my own way who is committed to social justice
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.
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. 
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.