Apply TODAY! AMEX Leadership Academy at CBMA

For applicants who were able to complete their registration before the original deadline, this message won’t affect you. This is a notification for those with applications in the draft phase or those who are attempting to start the process.

We received feedback that ​a prescheduled function closed the application before the extension deadline. We are working through the issue and ask for your patience as we bring it back online. 

This technical mishap won’t affect the weight of applications that came in before the original deadline. The application portal will reopen on Monday, April 1st

The new deadline for the 2019 AMEX leadership Academy at CBMA will be Wednesday, April 3rd. The AMEX Leadership Academy at CBMA is an exclusive fellowship opportunity open to emerging leaders working to advance Black Male Achievement in their cities and communities. Selected individuals will participate in a year-long learning journey that will strengthen and deepen their leadership and impact on behalf of Black men and boys.As an ALA@CBMA Fellow, you’ll have access to valuable benefits including (but not limited to):The chance to apply for up to $15,000 in city-based collaborative mini grants1-on-1 Executive Leadership CoachingInvitation to attend key CBMA events, like Rumble Young Man, Rumble and our annual Promise of Place national conveningAccess to 360 feedback and executive coaching resources to help you build a results-driven development plan for personal and organizational growth. 
If chosen, you’ll join fellow participants in Greensboro, NC for a four-day kick-off gathering from June 9th-13th, hosted by two top leadership development and social justice organizations, The Center for Creative Leadership and the Beloved Community Center.

To apply, you must be located in either Greensboro, or one of CBMA’s five Promise of Place cities — Baltimore, Detroit, Milwaukee, Oakland, and Louisville. See more eligibility requirements here

All applications for the 2019 ALA@CBMA Fellowship must be received by Wednesday, April 3rd.
We apologize for the confusion and inconvenience. 
How has taking part in the Fellowship positively impacted the work of BMA leaders? To hear from ALA@CBMA Alumni about their experiences, check out the latest episode of our “Journey To Radiance” podcast (click on image to listen): 

Sincerely, Calou BeckfordCBMA Membership Manager