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CBV is a growing cooperative of 12 active consultants that center the Akan Adinkra symbol, boa me na me mmoa wo, which means “Help me and let me help you.” It is a symbol of cooperation and interdependence. On May 4, 2020, #CBVCEO Natasha Harrison found herself in the ICU. The love and prayers of[…]

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In this video, Ayodele Harrison, Senior Partner of CBV and Director of BMEsTalk, shares his gratitude for his team of BMEsTalk CHAT moderators. Andre Daughty and Darryl Diggs, 2 of the 5 moderators, then describe how their experience as chat moderators have positively impacted them personally and professionally. What are you grateful for in 2020?

CommunityBuild Ventures is proclaiming December as the Month of Gratitude! Our practice of Brave Space Building uses gratitude as an important building block to help participants be their most authentic selves.  It invites hopefulness and opens the door to infinite possibilities. We are so grateful for what this year has taught us about resiliency, love[…]

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The process of remedying and reversing the equity challenges present within schools goes beyond the outlandish policies of leaders or the efforts of administrators. All stakeholders involved in education have a role to play. In this article, we shall discuss what we as individuals can do to improve our schools’ quality, fairness, and inclusion. As[…]

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While the world was watching the election reports, I was laughing with Mo Amer and Gina Yashere; coloring; and eating my taco Tuesday meal prepared by my hubby.  I was also intermittently browsing through my social media to check-in on my communities.  I received prayers, funny videos and affirmations that summarized all is well.   During[…]

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In this recent season of the national awakening of the atrocities experienced by by BIPOC, many organizations are beginning to question their practices. We have experienced organizations erroneously interchange DEI with racial equity. Here is our take on the difference between DEI and racial equity. What are your thoughts on the difference between racial equity[…]

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