What We Do

BMEA is dedicated to liberating students, teachers, school leaders, and school systems/policies to transform the landscape of education for Black and Brown communities across the country.

Educator Wellness Fellowships

BMEA School Partnerships

Systems & Policy Change

Black Minds Leadership Program

Transforming Education

BMEA works with educators and schools in Michigan, Illinois,
New York, Ohio, and China

Students impacted by BMEA’s programming


BMEA fellows that have been retained in the profession


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Transforming Schools for Equity: A Call for Genuine Change

Transforming Schools for Equity: A Call for Genuine Change

In the realm of education, we are confronted with a stark reality – schools, particularly those serving black, brown, and economically disadvantaged communities, have never been set up for success. This systemic issue, magnified by the longstanding lack of resources and funding, has been further exacerbated by the relentless challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The BMEA Podcast:
Lifting Our Voices

The BMEA Podcast, Lifting Our Voices engages Black male educators and culturally responsive teaching professionals in conversations related to education policy, school reform, pedagogy, current events, and issues affecting our community. Enjoy these stimulating and enlightening conversations bi-weekly at 7:00 pm, on Thursdays via the following platforms

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