Leaders of Savannah’s religious, civic and political community will come together on Saturday, April 24, 2010 to sponsor Let Us Make Man- The Gathering to Reclaim Black Manhood. Senator Lester Jackson is serving as Honorary Chairman of the event.
The event will take place at Savannah State University, 3219 College Drive, Savannah, Georgia 31404. Doors open at 7am. The Opening Plenary begins at 8am.
This effort will not be a conference or a forum, but more of a coming together of hundreds of men, women and youth for the express purpose of 1) changing the way African American men see and interact with one another, 2) changing the way African American men operate in their community and 3) changing the way African American men hold each other accountable.
The event is free of charge but registration is required.
“This gathering is designed to provide our community with a tool to take back to the community for positive change individually and collectively,” said Atlanta attorney Mawuli Mel Davis. “As professional men, we organized this gathering to give back in ways that are important and lasting. We have dedicated ourselves to this cause and have pulled our collective resources together to change lives.”
April 24, 2010: The Gathering will be dedicated to both learning and teaching. The modules focused upon will be 1) Law & Black Society; 2) Mentoring; 3) Educating Black Males; and 4) Spiritual Growth & Development 5) Financial Matters-How to get your money and mind right 6) Restoring the Black Family. Experts from around the country will present on Best Practices as it relates to the Black community.
To register go to: www.letusmakeman.net or call 1877 538 1626 toll free.