Our national partners have agreed to help advance a conversation and encourage civic engagement amongst Black Dads and the 2020 U.S. We have specifically chosen to focus our attention primarily on Black Dads and their families in Hard To Count (HTC) communities. Our partners are critical in this process as we seek to reach, inform and engage as many Black Dads as possible.
COALITION OF SCHOOLS EDUCATING BOYS OF COLOR
Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color was created to connect, inspire, support and strengthen school leaders dedicated to the social, emotional and academic development of boys and young men of color. COSEBOC is impacting over 600 schools across the nation with a combined student population of over 300,000.
CAMPAIGN FOR BLACK MALE ACHIEVEMENT
The Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA) is a national membership network that seeks to ensure the growth, sustainability, and impact of leaders and organizations committed to improving the life outcomes of Black men and boys. Through the CBMA national community it engages more than 8,200+ members and 3,500+ organizations.
K.I.N.G. is a national Christian Men’s Movement geared toward strengthening men (but particularly among Black men) in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ by providing brotherhood, encouragement, accountability, knowledge and fellowship. K.I.N.G. has 11 affiliates across the U.S. including Los Angeles, New York City, Charlotte, etc.
OMEGA PSI PHI, INCORPORATED
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is an international fraternity with over 750 undergraduate and graduate chapters. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is the first international fraternal organization founded on the campus of a historically black college.
NATIONAL CARES MENTORING MOVEMENT
CARES is the recognized national leader in the recruitment, training and engagement of Black mentors. Their programs address the severe shortfall of Black mentors nationally; and we are sought after by hundreds of organizations that look to us for desperately needed, committed volunteers. The CARES Affiliate network in 58 U.S. cities.
NATIONAL HEALTHY START ASSOCIATION
The National Healthy Start Association (NHSA) is committed to improving birth outcomes and health disparities that exist within communities of color throughout the United States. With over 100 Healthy Start projects situated across the United States, the Association works to expand the capacity of community-driven, based MCH programs and maternal infant mortality preventive health services.
THE BLACK MAN CAN
Started as a blog, over the last seven years TBMC has evolved in a conscious social community that reflects positive images of black boys and men of color. The Black Man Can network blog garners 4+Million visits with over 100,000 individuals in its social media influence.