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New Hampshire People of Color Leadership Summit
Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
What is the New Hampshire People of Color Leadership Summit?
The New Hampshire People of Color Leadership Summit (POCLS) was created to strengthen the racial justice movement in New Hampshire and to respond to ongoing issues experienced by people of color within the institutional structures of the state. This Summit is a groundbreaking effort to mobilize people of color and groups representing them for action throughout New Hampshire. While a number of issues will be addressed, the Summit will emphasize the importance of participants to identify those people and/or groups that are committed to social change within the criminal justice, education/employment, health and political systems.
Why attend the New Hampshire People of Color Leadership Summit?
- Move past dialoguing about existing problems to creating solutions by developing action plans
- Improve your communities and promote unity and self-empowerment
- Coordinate, collaborate, and cooperate with like-minded individuals who are committed to social justice
- Strengthen the racial justice movement in New Hampshire
- Obtain a clearer understanding of community resources and organizing strategies
Who should attend the New Hampshire People of Color Leadership Summit?
The New Hampshire People of Color Leadership Summit will bring together community leaders, parents, teachers, individuals, and organizations who are committed to social justice, self-empowerment and facilitating change. A special invitation is being extended to youth to encourage them to be successful and positively engaged in their communities.
Overview of Day
The day will include an opening and closing plenary session, several action oriented workshops and a tour of the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. The program begins at 9:00am, registration will open at 8:00am.
Cancellation for any reason: $10/charge
On site registration cash or check only
When & Where
The New Hampshire People of Color Leadership Summit is being held in partnership with Granite State Organizing Project, New Hampshire Black Women's Health Project, Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail and Ujima Collective. The partners are participating in planning the Summit because of the importance of strengthening the racial justice movement in New Hampshire.