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CEOS Newsletter June 2020

COVID-19 Survival Kit- Complied by BLM On the 30th of June 2020, Collaborate to Educate Our Sons (CEOS) hosted a Town Hall Meeting titled, COVID-19 Survival Kit. It featured six panelists: four COVID-19 survivors, a certified pastoral educator who also serves in a church setting, and a physician who is a research scientist who works […]

Announcing CEOS 2020 Essay Scholarship Contest

Collaborate to Educate Ours Sons (CEOS) is pleased to announce its 2020 Essay Contest for scholarships for the 2020/2021 Academic year. At least three 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 […]

CEOS Newsletter February 2020

Dr. Mentor Talks About the Power of Mentoring Q: What’s mentoring all about? What do you give, and what do you get? A: Mentoring is about: • people helping youth to succeed• the importance of ensuring that youth are connected with positive role models• folks who care about others and volunteer to establish a trusting […]

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 […]