Category: Lecture / Discussion
Email from Scott M. Stringer, Manhattan Borough President: Please join me at Think Outside the Cell: A New Day, A New Way – a national symposium and call to action on issues affecting the incarcerated, the formerly incarcerated and their families. This national symposium is being co-sponsored by my office, the Fortune Society, Think Outside [...]
There is Power in Unity: Let’s address the issues of Community Empowerment Job & Business Development, Empowering Our Youth Guest Speakers: Lamar Thornton Founder & Chairman – New Breed Life Arts. Chet Whye Executive Director, HARLEM4 Center for CHANGE. Dedric Hammond aka Beloved Youth Advocate & Violence Reduction Specialist
First Corinthian Baptist Church (FCBC) is one of Harlem’s fastest growing churches with Pastor Michael A. Walrond, Jr. as one of its current leaders. Pastor Walrond has created Visionaries & Dreamers Weekend, a three day experience, to kick off a new long term project of the church which will allow members and people from Harlem [...]
On September 11, 2010, Pitches for Breakfast will celebrate the one year anniversary of its breakfast seminar series. International lawyer Lorraine Dixon will be the keynote speaker. Dixon has worked with corporate giants AIG, USB and others on projects in over 40 countries. Pitches for Breakfast is an open mic for business and professional women [...]
In order to educate the East and Central Harlem communities about who the candidates are and what they stand for, Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association (MMPCIA) is hosting what promises to be a compelling discussion forum, moderated by Ted Shaw. Confirmed candidates scheduled: 30th State Senate District: * State Senator Bill Perkins * Basil [...]
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On Monday, August 23rd from 6 pm to 9 pm, there will be Candidates Forum and Debate moderated by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Les Payne at Convent Avenue Baptist Church (420 West 145th Street) in Harlem. Rep. Charles Rangel, State Senator Bill Perkins, State Assembly Member Keith L.T. Wright will debate their challengers (candidates running [...]
Brooklyn-based educator and filmmaker, Aiesha Turman, will screen her first feature, The Black Girl Project at the Spike Lee Screening Room on the Brooklyn campus of Long Island University. “In a culture where Black women and girls are either praised for their saintly accomplishments, stripping them of any other character except that of a martyr [...]
DanceAfrica, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) longest running program — and one of America’s largest and most vibrant celebrations of African and African American dance, music, and culture — celebrated its 30th year in 2007. Created in 1977 to heighten awareness of African culture, the festival has evolved into a high-spirited Memorial Day Weekend tradition [...]
In July 2008, the 1st Annual Hispanic Professionals Networking Group (HPNG) Latino Leadership Conference demonstrated how leadership extends beyond the corporate world and how Latino leaders are transforming the Hispanic community. The 2nd Annual HPNG Latino Leadership Conference is focused on taking a look at how we are developing the pipeline of future Latino leaders. [...]
Black men are in crisis. Prison, schools, racism, brutality. But, what about black male privilege? What does it look like? How do we define it? How and who does it hurt or help? How does it inform our relationships? Is it our silent reality: undiscussed, unspoken, unrevealed? Byron Hurt, Marc Lamont Hill, Mark Anthony Neal, [...]
Call-In begins Monday April 26 at nine o’clock am( till seven pm) through Friday, April 30, helping immigrants and their families navigate the maze. Over 70,000 people have been assisted through the largest call-in of its kind in the nation. CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free immigration services for the people of New York.
Majora Carter in Harlem at the Schomburg for Earth Day — Green the Ghetto and How Much It Won’t Cost Us
The Schomburg Center celebrates the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with speaker and activist Majora Carter. Carter, a MacArthur-winning activist, environmental justice advocate and economic consultant founded Sustainable South Bronx to achieve environmental justice through economically sustainable projects. As president of the Majora Carter Group she has extended her reach beyond the Bronx to include [...]
One year before he was assassinated, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered a speech in the Nave at The Riverside Church in Harlem, challenging the morality of the Vietnam conflict and urging a national discussion about the role of America in the world. Talk show host Tavis Smiley, examines Dr. King’s famous “Beyond Vietnam” speech in [...]
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“An Open Mic for Business” for Women of Pan-African Heritage (African, African-American, Caribbean, and Latino Ethnicity) Gentleman Are Welcomed (Yes, men do attend) and Encouraged to Learn with Us, Enjoy Breakfast, and Network with Smart, Independent Women Who Can Help Increase Your Profits** Saturday, February 20, 2010 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking 10 a.m. [...]