CBMA Spotlight

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

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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.
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. 
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. 
Education, Youth Development Philadelphia
10.12.2017

CBMA and Education Post Launch "Black Male Educators Speak"

As part of October's "Black Male Re-Imagined Month," CBMA, in partnership with Education Post, has launched Black Male Educators Speak, a new video series focusing on the stories of four Black male teachers in four different cities and exploring the innovative teaching methods they use to engage Black students.