Investing in Black Male Achievement: Accelerating What Works
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Date: 3:30 - 9:00 pm, June 17, 2014
Location: Museum of Jewish Heritage; New York, NY
Host: Institute for Black Male Achievement/Social Impact Exchange
About Investing in Black Male Achievement: Accelerating What Works
With the President's recent launch of My Brother's Keeper, the field of philanthropy is asking - how do we learn more? This FREE half-day FUNDER ONLY convening will provide knowledge for how funders can best leverage their resources to invest in improving the life outcomes for black men and boys.
The conference Includes:
- Hearing from leaders in philanthropy, nonprofit, and government who are driving the work across the country
- Learning about what’s working in policy and direct service in education, work, family, health, and safety
- Charles Small, President & CEO, Don Bosco Hall
- Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green
- David Banks, President & CEO, Eagle Academy Foundation
- Dori Maynard, President, The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
- Joe Jones, President & CEO, Center for Urban Families
- Dr. John Jackson, President & CEO, The Schott Foundation for Public Education
- Joshua Du Bois, Former Executive Director of the Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
- Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director, Advancement Project
- Dr. Nathan Sessoms, Vice President of Programs and Operations, Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade
- Shawn Dove, Campaign Manager, Open Society Foundations’ Campaign for Black Male Achievement
- Susan Taylor Baten, President and CEO, ABFE
- Trabian Shorters, Founder & CEO, BMe
|3:30 - 4:30 PM||Registration|
“Investing in Black Male Achievement – What Winning Looks Like”
“Changing the Narrative of Black Male Achievement”
Susan Taylor Batten, President and CEO, ABFE
BMA Innovator: Dori Maynard, President, The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
"Winning policies for Black Male Achievement"
Broad overview of the policy landscape focusing on the policy gaps and featuring a few key policy wins and policies in progress that would have a dramatic impact
BMA Innovator: Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director, Advancement Project
BMA Innovator: Dr. John Jackson, President & CEO, The Schott Foundation for Public Education
“Advancing Place Based Strategies for Black Male Achievement”
Trabian Shorters, Founder & CEO, BMe
BMA Innovator: Dr. Nathan Sessoms, Vice President of Programs and Operations, Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade
BMA Innovator: Charles Small, President & CEO, Don Bosco Hall
"Spreading Proven Models for Black Male Achievement"
Broad overview of what we know works to improve life outcomes of black men and boys and the opportunities to spread
BMA Innovator: David Banks, President & CEO, Eagle Academy Foundation
BMA Innovator: Joe Jones, President & CEO, Center for Urban Families
|Reception (w/ passed hors d’oeuvres)|
About the Institute for Black Male Achievement (IBMA)
The IBMA supports a national membership network of more than 2,000 leaders from across the country committed to improving the life outcomes for black men and boys. The IBMA is supported by the Open Society Foundations, in partnership with: Casey Family Programs, Chicago Community Trust, The California Endowment, Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Heinz Endowments, Knight Foundation, Kapor Center for Social Impact, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and The Skillman Foundation.
Building a Beloved Community: Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement is a newly released report by Foundation Center that maps the landscape of work in the area of black male achievement and offers recommendations for what it will take to strengthen the field moving forward. Click the image below to download the report:
Register for this event on the conference registration form at https://www.regonline.com/2014conferenceonscalingimpact.
For more information, visit: www.blackmaleachievement.org.