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CEOS Newsletter November 2019

CEOS ANNOUNCING CEOS 2019 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS The scholarships were announced and published on the web. The essays and the winning criteria were posted. Young men read them and made applications for scholarships. Adjudicators from four States read and evaluated each submission with a number rather than a name. Their scores were submitted and blindly tabulated. […]

A New Way of Thinking

When certain elements in our society see boys, generally and Black and Hispanic ones particularly, they see problems, challenges and undesirable societal issues. They think unconstructive thoughts and have negative feelings. This is because boys have been stereotyped and labelled. They are seen as disruptive, antsy and unable to concentrate on anything. They have been […]

An Eagle or a Chicken: Which Were You designed to Be?

Created in the image of God and imbued with unlimited potential to be and do, humans stand far above the rest of creation. With this special treatment of an elevated position comes tremendous responsibilities, least of which is using our gifts, skills and talents in harmony with God’s design. Yet, many boys and young men […]

CEOS 10th Anniversary Banquet

THANK YOU FOR YOU SUPPORT! WE ARE FULLY BOOKED FOR 2019 Are you interested in CEOS Banquet 2020. Leave your details below and we will inform you before next year’s banquet.

CEOS Newsletter July 2019

 Collaborate to Educate Ours Sons (CEOS) is pleased to announce its 2019 Essay Contest for scholarships for the 2019/2020 Academic year. At least four scholarships will be awarded to sophomore, junior or senior males in high school, vocational school, college and/or Seminary. Two of the four scholarships will be exclusively for African Americans. These scholarships […]

Announcing CEOS 2019 Essay /Poetry Scholarship Contest

Collaborate to Educate Ours Sons (CEOS) is pleased to announce its 2019 Essay Contest for scholarships for the 2019/2020 Academic year. At least four scholarships will be awarded to freshmen, sophomore or junior males in High School, Vocational School, College and/or Seminary. Two of the four scholarships will be exclusively for African Americans. These scholarships […]

For Vulnerable Teenagers, a Web of Support

Recently, I learned about an organization that stopped me in my tracks and has forced me to re-evaluate my assumptions about what’s possible. It’s called Thread. It rallies volunteer community support around underperforming students in Baltimore public high schools and gets results that defy all expectations. Thread identifies students in ninth grade who are facing […]

When Will Enough Be Enough?

It is time for our politicians to begin to act from principle and not from expediency. We have had enough of politicians who care more about reelection and blood money from the NRA than about the lives of human beings made in the image of God and for whom Jesus Christ died. Isn’t it ironical […]

Melbourne’s Top Ten Tips for Boys & Young Men

Conquer your fears, don’t let them conquer you! Choose your friends wisely; love those best who love God most Have a cause to which you are committed—that you’d rather die for than give up Know yourself; know your limitations and your buttons; don’t let anyone determine your action or reactions Better to walk away than […]

Melbourne’s ABZs for Choosing Friends

A – Avoid those who are cold about God/Jesus or who don’t love Him as well as those who destroy the character and influence of others to gain your loyalty. B – Beware of those who are always critical of leadership and others as well as those who invite you to sniff, snort, sip, stick, […]