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April 6, 2014

After a surge of teen violence in the early 1990s, some social scientists predicted the future was going to be a whole lot worse. Reality proved otherwise.

Annual Conference 2011

Annual Council of Foundations Gathering in Philadelphia

October 3, 2012

Shawn Dove, Open Society Foundations

Shawn Dove of the Open Society Foundations gives the closing remarks to Forum for Black Male Achievement.

October 3, 2012

Presented by Dr. Cheryl Dorsey, Echoing Green
The Open Society Foundations presents its fellowship for Black Male Achievement.

October 3, 2012

Moderator: Susan Taylor Batten, Association of Black Foundation Executives Panelists:

  • Robert Thornton, The Skillman Foundation
  • Carmen A. Anderson, The Heinz Endowments
  • Raymond A. Colmenar, The California Endowment
  • Melanie Hartzog, NYC Young Men’s Initiative
  • Maisha Simmons, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
October 3, 2012

Philanthropic Support For Black Men and Boys featuring Dr. Lawrence T. McGill, Foundation Center
Dr. Lawrence McGill talks about the Foundation Center’s study “Where Do We Go from Here: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys.”

October 3, 2012

Dr. John Jackson, The Schott Foundation for Public Education presents the findings of The Urgency of Now: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males.

October 3, 2012

Black Male Engagement Initiative from Knight Foundation featuring Trabian Shorters, Knight Foundation.

October 3, 2012

EBONY MANifest Honors for Black Male Achievement featuring

  • Kierna Mayo,
  • Alexis McGill Johnson, American Values Institute
October 3, 2012

How Young Leaders Can Help Us Win featuring

  • Khalil Fuller, Black Male Achievement Fellow, NBA Math Hoops
  • Tyree Dumas, DollarBoyz, Inc.
October 3, 2012

Breakout Seminar: Educating Our Black Boys to Excel.
A panel of experts discusses the the challenges and successes of educating black boys.

October 3, 2012

Roger A. Blissett, RBC Capital Markets in conversation with John W. Rogers, Jr., Ariel Investments

October 3, 2012

Rev. Dr. Harold Dean Trulear, Healing Communities, Philadelphia Leadership Foundation.
Healer & minister Harold Dean Trulear talks about the importance of empowering black males.

October 3, 2012

Michael Nutter, mayor of Philadelphia, talks about black male achievement and the role cities can play in helping black males succeed in American society.

October 3, 2012

The Leadership & Sustainability Institute featuring

  • Angela Glover Blackwell, PolicyLink
  • Shawn Dove, Open Society Foundations
  • Andrew Wolk, Root Cause
October 3, 2012

A montage of the Black Achievement & National CARES Mentoring Movement. Diana Morris, Open Society Institute – Baltimore.

October 3, 2012

Stephen DeBerry of Bronze Investments talks about the power of impact investing and technology that has made it possible.

October 3, 2012

The Open Society Foundations’ Innovation and Impact Forum for Black Male Achievement presents Ron Crawford with the MLK Drum Major for Service Award.

  • Dr. John Silvanus Wilson, Jr., White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • RECIPIENT: Ron Crawford
October 3, 2012

Philanthropist George Soros highlights a panel discussion on what winning looks like at the Open Society Foundation’s Innovation and Impact Forum for Black Male Achievement.

  • George Soros, Open Society Foundations
  • Geoffrey Canada, Harlem Children’s Zone and Open Society Foundations
  • Dr. Robert K. Ross, The California Endowment
  • Alexis McGill Johnson, American Values Institute
October 3, 2012

Paula Madison shares how to be a champion at the Open Society Foundation’s Innovation and Impact Forum for Black Male Achievement.

  • Introduction by Kenneth H. Zimmerman, Open Society Foundations
  • Paula Williams Madison, Madison Media Management LLC and Williams Group Holdings LLC
October 3, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg kicks-off the Open Society Foundation’s Innovation and Impact Forum for Black Male Achievement.

  • MC and Host: Susan L. Taylor, National CARES Mentoring Movement
  • Introduction by Christopher Stone, Open Society Foundations
  • Opening Remarks by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, City of New York
October 3, 2012

Performances by Akie Bermiss and Cecily Bumbray at the Open Society Foundations Innovation and Impact Forum for Black Male Achievement.

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