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
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
GRAND RAPIDS — Inside a classroom is the place where many begin to dream up and work toward their future. As our Path Forward initiative begins, we looked at the spaces— and people— integral to...
🌟 It's time to celebrate! Join Black Male Educators Alliance at our Inaugural Educators’ Gala - "A Night of Elegance Honoring Champions in The Work", where we will recognize outstanding...
Recently, BMEA Founder & CEO, Dr. Curtis Lewis, discussed his thoughts around Black Male Educator retention with Phillip Lewis, Senior Editor for Huffington Post. Dr. Lewis shared why it is...
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
The BMEA Podcast is back TONIGHT, live at 7 pm, and we will announce the 2023 Educators' Gala Awards Winners! A huge thank you goes out to the BMEA Community for their engagement and nominations of...
After two weeks of traveling with our Principal Wellness PLC and Teacher Wellness PLC, hosts, Dr. Curtis Lewis and Mr. Michael Payne, are back to reflect on the experiences of both trips to...
The BMEA Podcast is back with another dynamic conversation with a change-maker in Detroit! We are pleased to be joined by Mr. Jerjuan Howard, Executive Director of the Umoja Debate Team!Beyond...
Our work is made possible in part through the generosity and support from the following funders and partnering educational entities: