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September 2019

Black Men Read : Intersection of Behavior, Choice & Economics

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

This book group highlights and model the love of reading by black men. Freakonomics, A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything. The book is highly readable with six chapters. In each chapter, the authors analyze a different social issue from an economic perspective. School-Aged youth who register in advance will receive a free copy of the book. Wednesday, Sep. 25th, 5:30-7pm at the Free Library of Philadelphia Wynnefield Branch 5325 Overbrook Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19151. This event is…

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October 2019

Schools, Prisons, and Concentrated Poverty Symposium

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
FREE

Youth arrests in Baltimore have significantly declined in the last six years. However, too many African American youths confront harsh and punitive practices in their schools and communities that lead to confinement, thus preventing upward mobility and thriving communities. African American youths make up 90% of the juvenile arrests in Baltimore, although they represent only 64 % of youths living in the city. 13% of African Americans in Baltimore have a B.A. or higher, compared to 51% of Whites. 60%…

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Next Narrative for Black America Conference

October 24 @ 8:00 am - October 26 @ 5:00 pm
$150 – $300

We must unite to celebrate our genius, and elevate a vanguard to change the world. BMe is urging Black leaders from all sectors of society to collaborate on the Next Narrative for Black America. Explore the power of narrative and how to wield it to achieve desired outcomes Discuss priorities for the Black community with leading Black innovators and influences Collaborate on a comprehensive Black Agenda that will be revealed nationally February 2020 Engage in a unique Black leadership enrichment…

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