Nurturing our Future as African American Females: A Courageous Conversation
 
 
African American Females
 
 
Sponsored by:
McGregor Fund

Eastern Michigan University College of Education

Office of Urban Education & Educational Equity

Sonia Sanchez Speaks to the Crowd at the African American Females Conference
Sonia Sanchez Speaks to the Crowd at the African American Females Conference

Conference Debriefing & Evaluation (pdf)

Friday, September 26th, 2008
Eastern Michigan University Student Center
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Conference
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Reception
Schedule of Events (pdf)

“Nurturing our Future as African American Females: A Courageous Conversation” takes place Friday, September 26th at Eastern Michigan University’s New Student Center from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM with reception to follow until 6:00PM.  Approximately 350 participants will engage in a one-day dialogue focused on a multitude of issues impacting African American females in school and society. The conference will include a diverse group of persons, by race and gender, who have the knowledge and skills that will affect changes in policy and practice.
   

Session Topics Include:

  • P-12 Education
  • Higher Education
  • Technology
  • Family/Parenting
  • Spirituality
  • Leadership
  • Health
  • Social/Emotional Issues
  • Community Based Programs

Flyer (pdf)
Schedule of Events (pdf)

Guest Speaker:

Sonia Sanchez