Posts Tagged ‘Event’

Webinar on Investment in Black Men and Boys

The ecosystem of nonprofit organizations in the United States is growing at a rapid rate, and the assets of philanthropic institutions continue to grow as well. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been invested by philanthropy into many of these nonprofit institutions in the name of change and social justice. Yet, a walk through any of the projects in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles or any other major city of the United States will quickly reveal that not much has changed for the residents of these underrepresented communities. Why?

In their latest article, “Paid in Full”, published by Stanford Social Innovation Review, Dorian Burton and Brian C.B. Barnes argue that there is a lack of dimensionality, authentic community engagement, and a neglect to map out a comprehensive approach to change that is missing from the strategies set forth by our philanthropic and social sector institutions. In this webinar, Dorian Burton, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-founder of TandemEd., and Assistant Executive Director at Keenen Charitable Trust, along with Shawn Dove, CEO of the Campaign for Black Male Achievement, Dr. Brian Barnes, Co-Founder and CEO of TandemEd, Trabian Shorters, CEO of BMe Community, and Anthony Smith, CEO of Cities United, will come together to discuss the importance of redirecting philanthropic investments for justice-oriented collective action and impact, and how that translates in the real world.

You will have the opportunity to learn about the seven elements of the paid-in-full investment strategy, and how to apply this approach to your work, as a grantmaker, nonprofit, government, or community-based entity. Finally, they will also talk about why investing in black men and boys is a key component of justice-oriented collective action, and vital to whole community health.

Register for the webinar here.

#COSEBOC12 Annual Gathering of Leaders

Follow along as young men of color convene in Boston for the 12th Annual Gathering of Leaders: Boys and Young Men of Color: Liberated, Empowered and Educated​ this May 29-31st. Attendees will be inspired by our noted guest speakers and lecturers and will be able to choose from a wide range of innovative and culturally relevant workshop topics.

Track the event and conversations by following @COSEBOC or #COSEBOC12 on Twitter.

Quantifying Hope Discussion Recording

Watch CBMA’s Quantifying Hope Discussion from March 22nd in with Dr. Emmett D. Carson, CEO and President of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

CBMA is acknowledging 10 years of existence throughout 2018 and is committed to continuing to lead conversations that highlight the urgency of supporting Black men and boys and broader communities of color. During this pivotal moment, especially when a film like “Black Panther” is shattering box office records and Hollywood myths, they are building on the momentum of their work to forge partnerships between the philanthropic community and the many leaders who are driving change in the Black male achievement space.

Black Men XCEL: Changing the Narrative

Attend the Black Men XCEL Summit: Celebrating the Best of Who We Are, from August 30-September 3 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The goal of the conference is to honor black men, as part of the larger aim to “challenge and change the narrative of black men, from one of dysfunction and defeat, to a more accurate representation of leadership, excellence, and triumph, often in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.” The event will include an awards ceremony “designed to be the ultimate recognition of the brilliance and outstanding contributions of black men across industries ranging from business and entertainment to sports and social activism.” The Campaign for Black Male Achievement’s Shawn Dove will be presented as the first ever “BE Modern Man of the Year,” and Representative John Lewis, a civil rights icon, will be honored.

August is Black Philanthropy Month

Get involved with 2017’s Black Philanthropy Month, an annual worldwide celebration of giving by people of African descent. The goals of BPM are “informing, involving, inspiring and investing in Black philanthropic leadership to strengthen African-American and African-descent giving in all its forms.” BPM was created in 2011 and now includes “high-impact events, media stories and service projects.” The central theme for 2017 is Giving Voice to Fuel Change. BPM Campaign Architects Dr. Jacqueline Copeland-Carson, Tracey Webb, and Valaida Fullwood are know as philanthropy trailblazers.

2017 CHANGE Philanthropy Unity Summit

Register for the 2017 Unity Summit: Investing in Movements for Equity. This year the event that will be held from September 17-20 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Participants at the Summit will discuss ways to align philanthropic investments with the goals of resistance, protection, and empowerment.

CBMA’s Promise of Place Webinar on Milwaukee

CBMA Promise of Place Webinar: A Focus on Excellence – Raising The Bar For Cities Supporting Black Men & Boys!

Join our network of cross-sector leaders with the 2016 “Promise of Place Webinar Series,” based on our 2015 report “Promise of Place: Cities Advancing Black Male Achievement.”  These webinars will offer specific strategies that encourage cities, networks, organizations and individuals to make tangible progress in their efforts to improve life outcomes and opportunities for Black men and boys.

How do we mobilize and leverage our commitment, relationships and community assets to establish excellence as the standard for the well-being of Black men and boys? The Promise of Place report highlighted 3 key values that cities must embrace to make progress toward this reality:

  • Collective Work and Responsibility: Creating Space for All Concerned, Bound Together by Commitment and Accountability
  • Respect and Recognition: Affirming and Re-imagining Black Men and Boys as Assets in Communities
  • Bold Goals and Outcomes: Setting Aspirational Goals to Guide Collective Work

Each webinar will offer specific strategies to encourage cities, networks, organizations and individuals to make tangible progress in their efforts to offer promise in the places that Black men and boys reside, as well as provide insights on future city based efforts that CBMA will coordinate. We will also spotlight a different city and the progress they are making to become places of promise for Black men and boys.

Rumble Young Man, Rumble’s CBMA Awards

Watch Rumble Young Man, Rumble’s CBMA Awards event from 12/1, which included a poetry slam and a speech by Shawn Dove, CEO of CBMA. Rumble Young Man, Rumble is an annual gathering that convenes leaders nationwide in Louisville to share promising practices and lessons learned and to create collaborations with young Black men in communities across the country.

6th Annual “Rumble Young Man, Rumble”

From 11/30 to 12/2, CBMA will host its 6th annual gathering for Black men and boys. Since 2010, “Rumble Young Man, Rumble” has convened leaders nationwide in Louisville to share promising practices and lessons learned, and to create collaborations with young Black men in communities across the country.

Learn more here.

Promise of Place Webinars: A Focus on Excellence

CBMA Promise of Place Webinar: A Focus on Excellence – Raising The Bar For Cities Supporting Black Men & Boys!

Join our network of cross-sector leaders with the 2016 “Promise of Place Webinar Series,” based on our 2015 report “Promise of Place: Cities Advancing Black Male Achievement.”  These webinars will offer specific strategies that encourage cities, networks, organizations and individuals to make tangible progress in their efforts to improve life outcomes and opportunities for Black men and boys.

How do we mobilize and leverage our commitment, relationships and community assets to establish excellence as the standard for the well-being of Black men and boys? The Promise of Place report highlighted 3 key values that cities must embrace to make progress toward this reality:

  • Collective Work and Responsibility: Creating Space for All Concerned, Bound Together by Commitment and Accountability
  • Respect and Recognition: Affirming and Re-imagining Black Men and Boys as Assets in Communities
  • Bold Goals and Outcomes: Setting Aspirational Goals to Guide Collective Work

Each webinar will offer specific strategies to encourage cities, networks, organizations and individuals to make tangible progress in their efforts to offer promise in the places that Black men and boys reside, as well as provide insights on future city based efforts that CBMA will coordinate. We will also spotlight a different city and the progress they are making to become places of promise for Black men and boys.

See the dates and spotlight cities below to register for the webinars: