Our mission is to improve the quality of life for BIPOC who are affected by IBD, Digestive Disorders and associated Chronic Illnesses; through Community, Research, Education, and Advocacy.


Meet the Medic

Our program, Meet the Medic, is your opportunity as a community member to have an up close and personal conversation with a medical professional.
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COGI Book Club

Reading has numerous benefits like reducing stress, promoting self care, improving critical thinking and sleep, and even helps to lessen cognitive decline. Led by our Ambassador, Crystal Umaru, COGI launched our new book club to build connections and expand our minds.
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The Huddle

The Huddle is a space for men in the IBD community to gather together to share their thoughts and experiences with IBD. Patients, Care Partners, and Family members are welcomed.
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Together IBD

Together-IBD is a support group for the IBS/IBD Community, focused on black and brown patients-the only one of its kind. This support group provides a safe and protected environment for patients in our community to share their feelings about their diagnosis and how they navigate their daily lives.
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OstoChat, COGIs premiere support group for ostomates of all kinds. OstoChat is designed to bring the black and brown people of the ostomy community together to share tips, advice and to just chat about their experiences living with an ostomy.
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