Our Impact

The Campaign for Black Male Achievement ensures the growth, sustainability, and impact of leaders and organizations committed to improving the life outcomes of Black men and boys

$212.1 Million Invested

in Black Male Achievement since 2008 (including over $57 Million of CBMA’s own funds).

6 National Initiatives

Catalyzed by CBMA to anchor the growing field of Black Male Achievement.

Nearly 1,000 Leaders

Engaged through CBMA offerings to strengthen organizational capacity and build networks.

Movement Building

Black Male Re-Imagined
In an effort to affirm accurate portrayals of Black people in the mainstream media, the Campaign for Black Male Achievement , in partnership with the Perception Institute , launched in 2010
“MLK Now 2017” took place on Monday, January 16th (MLK Day) from at Harlem’s historic Riverside Church -- where Dr. King performed his famous 1967 speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time To
Rumble Young Man, Rumble
Since 2011, Rumble Young Man Rumble (RYMR)! has convened national BMA leaders in Louisville to share promising practices and lessons learned, and to create collaborations with young Black men across

Field Building

The American Express Leadership Academy at CBMA
The American Express Leadership Academy at CBMA, formerly known as the Building Beloved Community Leadership Fellowship (BBCLF), is a year-long leadership development initiative geared towards strengthening and deepening individual leadership and subsequent impact within the
Health and Healing Strategies
CBMA's Health & Healing Strategies initiative aims to improve the health outcomes of Black males by promoting self-empowerment and wellness education among leaders in Black Male Achievement. Launched in 2016, these strategies
Promise of Place
The Black Male Achievement City Index scores 50 cities on scale from 1 to 100 according to their visible level of engagement and committed action on behalf of Black men and boys.

Member Stories

History in the Making