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8th Annual Striving for Success: Black Male Summit ~ Tuesday, September 19, 2017

8th Annual Striving for Success: Black Male Summit ~ Tuesday, September 19th 

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Milo Bail Student Center

6001 Dodge Street Omaha, NE 68182

 

Striving for Success: the African-American Male Summit is a day-long event that inspires African-American males entering 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 entering the 9th grade in the 2017-2018 School Year.  The summit is FREE 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/strivingforsuccess/ are available at the Urban League of Nebraska Family Resource Center, 3040 Lake Street, Omaha, NE 68111, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.

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 visit http://www.urbanleagueneb.org/strivingforsuccess/ to purchase a ticket and for other sponsorship opportunities.

To register: http://www.urbanleagueneb.org/strivingforsuccess/

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 13th by 5 p.m.