COSEBOC is excited to announce our Fall series of “Conversations with Thought Leaders” 
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Join us for our Fall Series of
Conversations with Thought Leaders
The goal of these dynamic conversations is to engage and strengthen the capacity of educators and advocates dedicated to the affirmative development of boys and young men of color. These free, virtual conversations provide an opportunity to learn and engage with prominent leaders in an inquiry focused on advancing the affirmative development of boys and young men of color. Our guests will be joined by Ron Walker and other members of the COSEBOC team.
Conversation with Dr. Pedro A. Noguera
Dr. Pedro Noguera is the Emery Stoops and Joyce King Stoops Dean of the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education. He is recognized as a leading scholar of urban public education, equity, and school reform.

Monday, October 24, 2022
4:00 pm ET / 1:00 pm PT
Conversation with Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings
Dr. Gloria J. Ladson-Billings is an American pedagogical theorist and teacher educator. She is the former Kellner Family Distinguished Professor of Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She also served as the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs.

Monday, November 14, 2022
4:00 pm ET / 1:00 pm PT
Conversation with Shane Safir
Author of Street Data: A Next-Generation Model for Equity, Pedagogy, and School Transformation
Shane Safir is a writer, coach, and facilitator who has worked in public education for over 20 years. Her work focuses on creating brave spaces for tackling educational equity.

Thursday, December 1, 2022
4:00 pm ET / 1:00 pm PT
Professional Development Opportunity

The COSEBOC Standards Course is customized to examine data and other factors specific to your school or district. Totaling 24 hours (eight 3-hour sessions), this foundational course provides a strong operational framework for the healthy transformation of schools and communities to ensure successful learning outcomes for all students, especially boys and young men of color. School teams ranging from Pre-K to high school will use the standards to identify strengths and challenges in seven core areas and will develop action plans as part of the course.
COSEBOC Job Opportunity: Manager of Client Services and Operations

COSEBOC is seeking qualified applicants with relevant experience and a deep commitment to our mission. The job description and application instructions are posted on our website. Please share this link with your networks and forward it to any prospective candidates.
“Educating All Students in the Era of Pandemics”

(Pandemics = Racial, Economic, Social Emotional, Climate, COVID, etc.) In Ron's keynote last week at the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy he shared his reflections and experiences of being an educator in Boston, particularly around the time of school desegregation. He spoke about what civil rights look like today for students of color or in poverty. To an audience at the frontier of educational leadership, Ron left everyone with this charge: Are you willing to be disturbed in your own self to be disruptive for the greater good? Something for all of us to reflect upon…
Partner & Supporter Updates
Truth, Love, & Racial Literacy
A MUST WATCH! Shout out to COSEBOC friend and colleague, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English Education at Teachers College at Columbia University, for her powerful TEDxPenn presentation, “Truth, Love, & Racial Literacy.” 

“Racial literacy requires a deep self reflection. It calls on us to challenge our ideas to recognize our biases and to change what interferes with love. I call this process “Archaeology of Self. “
~ Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz
Building Bridges

COSEBOC is proud to partner with L&P Educational Services to build upon the extraordinary history of HBCUs with this Building Bridges event. 

Join us this November in Boston when admissions representatives from HBCUs across the country will come to Boston to hold information sessions, networking sessions, a college fair, and an on-site admissions event.

November 3 - 5, 2022, 5:30 - 9:00 PM
Reggie Lewis Center, Boston, MA
COSEBOC | Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color
255 Main Street, 8th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142