From a moment to a movement.

Changing systems takes intergenerational collaboration

Educators, Students, Family Members, Government Officials, and Community Leaders

Our strength is in collaboration

We learn and build together. The stronger we are individually, the stronger we are as a community.


Parents & Families


Community-Based Organizations

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Government Officials




Small Businesses


Learn about Kingmakers and how you can get involved to strengthen your local district through our announcements and newsletter.

Community Events

We offer year round Community Events that offers tools, tactics and strategies to empower community stakeholders by sharpening their leadership skills.


KOO Resources support the learning and development of multi-racial, intergenerational, cross-functional teams…

Targeted Universalism, coined by University of California, Berkeley scholar John A. Powell, means using targeted strategies to reach universal goals.

This report is a national landscape analysis of racial affinity groups focused on supporting educators of color. 

These statements and resources support districts in communication and engagement related to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts so that they can be clear, transparent, and unapologetic in committing to creating equitable, just, and thriving schools for all of the young people in their districts.

Liberatory design involves mindsets and modes to address equity challenges and change efforts in complex systems.

We Dare Say Love

We Dare Say Love demonstrates how "Love" is value that transforms students and families. 

Transformative Schooling

Transformative Schooling highlights the promise of what districts can build when they intentionally serve Black boys.


We create tools and products that Engage, Encourage and Empower all school district stakeholders to collaborate and transform the culture, conditions and capacities to improve the academic and life outcomes for Black boys.

Direct Student Programs

We have three direct services programs:

King’s in the Making direct service programs include

  • TFI
  • Media Academy

KOO Learning Collaborative

Kingmakers’ Learning Collaborative is a cross-functional, inter-generational collective where district partners share strategies, build relationships, and ultimately leverage their collective genius to discover how to inspire change and create a system that supports Black students, as well as Indigenous students and students of color.

Systems Change Drivers

Learn and implement proven strategies to heal the fish while cleaning the toxic ecosystem.

  • Curriculum & Pedagogy
  • Youth Voice & Leadership
  • Black Teacher Retention
  • Community & Family Engagement
  • Narrative Change
  • Policy

Leadership Coaching

We empower school and district leaders with equity and asset-based tools and frameworks to guide strategic plan development to transform systems, practice and culture that improve the life outcomes for Black students.

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