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Black Leadership Conference slated for Feb 6th and 7th

By Staff Reporter



The Black Leadership Council of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin invites you to attend our first annual Black History Month Leadership Conference. This is the first Minority Leadership Conference of its kind to ever be held at U.T.P.B. {{more}}The theme of our conference is SET YOURSELF FREE: crossing the borders of race, gender, and class. We have constructed our conference around six central areas: Education, Economics, Politics, Spirituality, Health and Social Responsibility. This will be a two day event in coordination with Black History Month. The dates are Fri. 6th, Sat. 7th of February 2009.The goal of the conference is to empower our community by improving our current leadership skill sets, provide new leadership tools that we can take back to our community, and also take actions which guarantee the survival of our people and cultural traditions. We will provide leadership skill sets that can be utilized to make our community a more viable place to live.The conference registration fee is $15 which includes admittance to our: Minority Leadership Career Fair, Tom Braxton Band Jazz Concert, Comedy Show, provided breakfast and lunch, our Academic Panel and Panel of Professional discussion forums, and workshops. Registration can be purchased in advance.We look forward to your attendance at our inaugural event. On behalf of the Black Leadership Council at U.T.P.B, we thank you in advance.For conference tickets and information contact conference co-chairs:Arvin Medlock-432-332-5247Joneisha Anderson-432-349-9566Or Gaven Norris Black Leadership Council at U.T.P.B, Chairman 432-978-4792

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