When I moved into my dorm freshman year, my building sat on the 4th and Bryant Streets corner. I remember my mother taking a picture of the sign. She had a tear in her eyes. I was her first child, that she would move into college. My dad and my sister were more concerned with[…]
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?
During a recent recording of the podcast, The Rewind presented by BMEsTalk, our Senior Partner of Education, Ayodele Harrison, took a moment to express his gratitude for the 5 Black Male Educators who helped to take the work of BMEsTalk to the next level. The two BMEs on the recording, Andre Daughty and Dr. Darryl[…]
By Natasha Harrison Community Engagement, Culture Transformation, gratitude, self care Dec 21, 2020
CBV has declared December 2020 as the Month of Gratitude! During a recent project meeting, cooperative members expressed what they are grateful for in 2020. What are you grateful for in 2020?
In this short piece, J. Tristan Hall shares his gratitude for having a Black Male Educator affinity space. Mr. Hall is an Assistant Principal based in Philadelphia, PA. He has been connected to the #BMEsTalk community for over 3 years.
By Natasha Harrison Community Engagement, COVID-19, DEI, gratitude, Racial Equity, self care Nov 30, 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[…]
A CNN alert coming to my phone is nothing that I would normally blink at, but on the night of August 28th, a particular alert stopped me dead in my tracks. For a moment, the world paused as I read the words “‘Black Panther’ Actor Chadwick Boseman Dead at Age 43.” Nothing could have[…]