When:
February 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2016-02-27T10:00:00-07:00
2016-02-27T17:00:00-07:00
Where:
Manual High School
1700 E 28th Ave
Denver, CO 80205
USA
Contact:
Colorado Black Rountable
John Bailey (720) 629-0964

Special Event in Honor of Black History Month. Organized by the Colorado Black Round Table

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CREATING A DIALOGUE BETWEEN AFRICANS IN AMERICA/DENVER/AURORA

[Whether you/our Ancestors came to America 400 years ago or yesterday], WE NEED TO TALK.

JOIN US AS WE CLOSE THE PROBLEM-SOLVING AND COMMUNICATION GAPS AMONGST OUR PEOPLE & WE CELEBRATE THE DECADE FOR PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT. COME JOIN US IF YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR FUTURE, YOUR CHILDREN’S FUTURE AND THE FUTURE OF BLACK PEOPLE.

AGENDA

10:00 a.m. – Opening of UJAMAA Market

11:15 a.m. – GAINING GROUND UPDATE

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Trena Deane – Exec. Director Facility Management, DPS
  • Adrina Gibson – Manager, Small Business Office, RTD
  • Sylvia Smith – Office of Economic Development, City of Denver
  • Rosy McDonough –  Exec. Director, OED&IT, State of Colorado
  • Traci Winchester – Exec. Director, Five Points Business District
  • Russell Hedman –  Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce
  • Helena Haynes Carter – Exec. Director, MBDA, Business Center

12:00 p.m. – GAINING GROUND INTERNATIONAL PANEL

“WE ARE IN THE SAME BOAT NOW”

  • Papa Dia – President, African Leadership Group
  • George Bamu – Publisher, Africa Agenda
  • Maya Wheeler – Aurora Human Relations Commission
  • Dr. Anthony Young – Pres., Rocky Mountain Black Psychologists
  • Dr. Lawrence Borom – Colorado Black Round Table
  • Dr. Malcolm Newton – President, Denver Institute of Urban Studies
  • Mahamadou Cisse – Exec. Director, African Heritage Celebration
  • Rita Lewis, Esq. – Commissioner, Colorado Civil Rights Commission
  • Naquetta Ricks – Candidate for State Rep. HD#42 (Aurora), President, African Chamber of Commerce

1:30P p.m. – GAINING GROUND EDUCATION  PANEL

“RACE AND EDUCATION”

  • Dr. Winston Grady-Willis – Chair, African / Africana Studies. MSUD
  • Dr. George Junne – Chair. Africana Studies, UNC
  • Dr. Aswad Allen – Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, UCD
  • John Riley – Retired, Criminal Justice Advocate
  • Alton Clark – Assist. Director, Veterans Upward Bound, MSUD
  • Arnetta Koger – Teacher Leader, DPS
  • Michael Carrigan – C.U. Regent | Candidate, Denver District Attorney
  • Dr. Wil Miles – Sports and Clinical Psychologist
  • Rev. Del Phillips – Pres., Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance
  • Dr. Theodoric Manley – Professor, Johnson and Wales Univ.

3:00 p.m. – CBRT / DPS BLACK HISTORY

COMMUNITY EDUCATION RECEPTION

Please join us for refreshments in celebration of Black History Month

5:00 pm – Closing of UJAMAA Market

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WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

Recognizing and Celebrating Black Women in Leadership and Service to Community

Monday, March 21, 2016

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance • 119 Park Ave. West

Reception 6:00 p.m. • Program 7:00 p.m.

Catered by Two Sistah’s Eats-N-Treats

For more information, please contact John Bailey: (720) 629-0964 or email: cbrt2014@gmail.com

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