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.
The rich history of America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) began before the end of slavery, flourished in the 20th century, and profoundly influenced the course of the nation for over 150 years — yet remains largely unknown. With Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, the latest documentary from Stanley Nelson (Black Panthers, Freedom Riders) and Marco Williams, the powerful story of the rise, influence, and evolution of HBCUs comes to life.
Watch the trio team up to participate in the public service announcement We Are the Ones, an urgent rallying cry to young Americans from all backgrounds to take action, join the conversation and join the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance).
Watch Shawn Dove from May 21, 2016’s BMe Unlimited share his story as a Black leader, proving “You Can Do Anything!”
BMe UNLIMITED was an inspirational evening of talks from groundbreaking Black leaders in design, policy, finance, and philanthropy. Featured speakers shared their life-changing discoveries, visions, and dynamic personal stories with an invitation-only audience of community, business, and policy leaders.
Explore Ford Foundation’s recaps of “America Divided,” a docu-series featuring narratives around inequality in education, housing, healthcare, labor, criminal justice, and the political system. The recaps highlight resources and insights on the important policy and social justice issues raised in each episode.
Watch the “MLK Now 2017,” presented by CBMA and Blackout for Human Rights, livestream from January 16.
“MLK Now 2017” comse at an especially critical point, as people across the country prepare for the new President to take office. In addition to the performances, “MLK Now” features conversations with national and community activists, organizers and thought leaders including Million Hoodies Executive Director Dante Barry and Chicago Youth Peace Activist FM Supreme to address how issues of racial, social and economic justice will be impacted by the incoming Administration, and how to ensure the strength and sustainability of progressive movement-building going forward.
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.
In this science-fair-meets-demo-day style event, the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) “What Works Showcase” featured more than 30 of the nation’s premiere organizations and interventions with rigorous evidence of impact across MBK’s cradle-to-college-and-career-goals.
The White House Office of Social Innovation and My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) co-hosted the MBK What Works Showcase with the U.S. Department of Education, Campaign for Black Male Achievement, Laura and John Arnold Foundation, and Results for America.