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June 2019

2019 Celebration of Genius: Louisville

June 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Muhammad Ali Center, 144 Sixth Street
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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The BMe Community Genius Fellowship celebrates Black men for their community building efforts by recognizing their contributions, welcoming them into an extraordinary brotherhood, and granting them $10,000 towards their community impact projects. Join us as we salute the 2019 BMe Community Louisville Genius Fellows for their dedication in making our communities stronger. Congratulations 2019 BMe Community Genius Fellows Jecorey Arthur Charles Booker DaMarrion Fleming Shawn Gardner Trinidad Jackson Samuel Johnson, Jr. Ricky Jones Anthony Richardson Darryl Turpin Lavel White

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2019 Celebration of Genius: Akron

June 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tangier, 532 W Market Street
Akron, OH 44303 United States
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The BMe Community Genius Fellowship celebrates Black men for their community building efforts by recognizing their contributions, welcoming them into an extraordinary brotherhood, and granting them $10,000 towards their community impact projects. Join us as we salute the 2019 BMe Community Akron Genius Fellows for their dedication in making our communities stronger. The keynote address will be delivered by Audrey McGill, Executive Director of Mobile Meals - North East Ohio. Congratulations 2019 BMe Community Genius Fellows Eric Nelson Mwatabu Okantah…

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July 2019

Breakout Philly ’19

July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019
Le Meridien, 1421 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Breakout builds community and creates experiences and content for the modern entrepreneur, creative, & changemaker. Each year we select a new inspiring city to invite a select group of the country's most promising leaders for an immersive behind-the-scenes deep dive. For three days, we'll lift up the hood and give you an insiders peek into the city of Philadelphia. Sure, we'll have inspiring talks, incredible local meals, and exciting interactive activations. But the real magic comes from our favorite locals,…

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September 2019

Black Men Read : Intersection of Behavior, Choice & Economics

September 25, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 26, 2019 @ 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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February 2020

Asset-Framing in Ethiopia with Trabian Shorters

February 13 @ 10:00 am - February 14 @ 9:30 am
Ethiopia, Tatu Street Addis Ababa 1000 Ethiopia

We’re training 80 NGO and philanthropic leaders as part of the David and Lucille Packard Foundation’s Population and Reproductive Health Program’s bi-annual grantees summit. Our training kicks off the entire event and 80% of the people we’re training are working on reproductive health (maybe 10% on ag and 10% in other stuff), everyone is dressed in professional wear, it takes place in their major city Addis Ababa during the convening of the African Union, I’m meeting with a couple dozen…

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March 2020

American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit 2020

March 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The sixth annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit will be held in Washington, DC, on March 15-17, 2020. The Summit will bring together 100 emerging social purpose leaders with representatives from the American Express Leadership Academy partners for continued professional development, relationship-building and collaboration. This year's Summit will feature a special livestream conversation, Engaging All: Strategies for Courageous Transformation, featuring Trabian Shorters, CEO at BMe Community, in conversation with Stacy Palmer, editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. The world around…

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Asset-Framing: The Other Side of the Story | Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

March 24
New York New York, NY United States

In the non-profit world, we are often tasked with telling the story of the communities we serve. These narratives are what we use to secure funding, gain publicity, and obtain public support. From the boardroom to the newsroom, foundation and non-profits have historically used tales of deficit and despair to incite action from stakeholders and gain the sympathetic ear of the public - unaware of the stigmatizing effects. Asset framing is the shift to narratives that define a people by…

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BMe Public Health Briefing – COVID-19

March 26 @ 6:00 pm

Protect yourself. Your family. Your community. We recognize the health concerns sweeping the nation in response to COVID-19. In response to this crisis, we invite you to join BMe Community and Black health experts in a virtual Q&A about the COVID-19 crisis. Log In: https://uberconference.com/bmecommunity Dial In: 305-615-5210 Moderator & Panelists As a leader, we welcome your participation this critical discussion. If you have a question mind, please submit below. We cannot promise every question will be answered given time constraints,…

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