A short video discussing the 100 Black Men of Omaha mission
Striving for Success African-American Male Summit
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Metropolitan Community College ~ Fort Omaha Campus
Institute for the Culinary Arts, Building 22 ~ 5370 North 30th Street
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Workshops ~ No cost for young African-American males. Meals included.
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon Open to the Public ~ $35 for Individual Ticket
Striving for Success: the African-American Male Summit is a day-long event that inspires African-American males entering high schools (9th grade) to excel in their education. These young males will meet successful African-American professionals and attend motivational workshops. The Summit is co-hosted by 100 Black Men of Omaha, African-American Empowerment Network and Urban League of Nebraska.
Who should attend? The summit is for any young male who will be entering the 9th grade in the 2013-2014 School Year. There is no fee for young males, but registration is required. Please have the young man and his parent/guardian complete the attached registration form. Registration is also available online at http://www.urbanleagueneb.org/event/2013-striving-for-success-african-am... and additional registration forms are available at the Urban League of Nebraska Family Resource Center (3040 Lake Street, Omaha, NE 68105), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Can adults and/or females attend the summit? The workshops are only open to young males entering the 9th grade. However, anyone (teachers, parents or community members) can attend the luncheon featuring our keynote speaker for a fee. Please regard the attached sponsorship/non-student form.
What should attendees wear? Summit attire is business casual, which includes jeans or khakis and polo or dress shirt. Absolutely NO hats, sandals, jerseys, or athletic clothes.
For more information about the summit, please contact Eric Ewing, 100 Black Men of Omaha, 402-934-7065.
On Thursday, July 18, 2013, the 100 Black Men of Omaha (100BMO) hosted a conversation with our youth which focused on “Growing up Black in America” at the Love’s Jazz and Arts Center located at 2510 North 24th Street. Parents and adults were encouraged to bring young males ages 13 to18 years, to this crucial forum. The event was attended by over 125 young men, parents and adults.