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8th Annual Striving for Success: African American Male Summit

Event Details


Striving for Success: 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 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 and forms 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. Deadline to register is September 13, 2017.

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.

To register as student or adult role model:

Registration Deadline: Sept. 13th by 5 p.m.