BLACK MALE SUMMIT
Sept. 29-30, 2017 | The University of Akron
Join us for the 10th anniversary of the Black Male Summit — two days of leadership and inspiration from leading national experts in African American Male educational achievement. We together will discuss how to build better pathways to how we recruit, retain and graduate African American Males in higher education.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- High school and college students
- Community leaders
Participants may choose between two tracks.
TRACK I: General Conference Track: Participants will be provided with tools, practical training, and best practices through addresses and breakout presentations that address educational achievement among African American students.
TRACK II: Black Male Summit Academy and High School Track. Participating middle and high school students can attend addresses and breakout sessions that specifically focus on best practices for academic achievement.
LOCATION, DATES AND TIMES
DAY ONE: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
DAY TWO: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 at The University of Akron Student Union, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration has closed. Thank you for your interest in the summit.
General questions: Antoinette East-Jenkins, 330-972-6700, firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration questions: John Alvarez Turner, 330-972-7008, email@example.com
Thank you to our major sponsors:
We offer a variety of prestigious sponsorship packages. Learn how you or your organization can be associated with the 10th anniversary of this national event.
Courtyard Akron Downtown
41 Furnace Street
Akron, OH 44308
0.7 miles from the university
Hilton Garden Inn Akron
1307 E. Market Street
Akron, OH 44305
1.7 miles from the university
Sheraton Suites, Akron & Cuyahoga Falls
1989 Front Street
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
4.3 miles from the university
Questions? Write to firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
We are no longer accepting proposals for the Sept. 29-30 summit. Proposals will be available for our April 20-21, 2018, event on Oct. 2.