100 Black Men Host Young Men’s Conference

Young mens conf 2002SACRAMENTO – There is much in society to tear down the young Black male. A local group has worked for the past two decades at building them up instead.

The 100 Black Men of Sacramento, Inc. will host its 24th Annual Northern California African American Young Males Conference on Saturday, February 23. The event is set to run 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Genesis Charter School inside the Serna Center, located at 5735 47th Avenue.

The theme of the event is “I Can Too,” taken from President Barack Obama’s campaign slogan, “Yes We Can.” The conference is aimed at young men ages 12 to 21. Parents and guardians are also encouraged to attend as there will be special workshops designed specifically for them.

The event’s keynote speaker will be Roseville Police Chief Daniel Hahn. Chief Hahn will deliver his message during the event luncheon.

Conference sponsors include The 100 Black Men of Sacramento, Inc, the Roberts Family Development Center, Sacramento and Roseville Chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Sacramento Unified School District, Prince Hall Masons District #2, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Target Excellence, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Registration runs 7:30-8:30 a.m. The opening session begins at 8:30 am. Cost is now $10. Hosts will only accept cash or money orders at the door. For more information, contact Reggie Sears at (916) 484-5645 or John Taylor at (916) 501-7640. Information is also available online at 2-21
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There is much in society to tear down the young Black male. A local group has worked for the past two decades at building them up instead.

The 100 Black Men of Sacramento, Inc. will host its 24th Annual Northern California African American Young Males Conference on Saturday, February 23. The event is set to run 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Genesis Charter School inside the Serna Center, located at 5735 47th Avenue.

The theme of the event is “I Can Too,” taken from President Barack Obama’s campaign slogan, “Yes We Can.” The conference is aimed at young men ages 12 to 21. Parents and guardians are also encouraged to attend as there will be special workshops designed specifically for them.

The event’s keynote speaker will be Roseville Police Chief Daniel Hahn. Chief Hahn will deliver his message during the event luncheon.

Conference sponsors include The 100 Black Men of Sacramento, Inc, the Roberts Family Development Center, Sacramento and Roseville Chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Sacramento Unified School District, Prince Hall Masons District #2, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Target Excellence, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Registration runs 7:30-8:30 a.m. The opening session begins at 8:30 am. Cost is now $10. Hosts will only accept cash or money orders at the door. For more information, contact Reggie Sears at (916) 484-5645 or John Taylor at (916) 501-7640. Information is also available online at www.100BlackmenSacramento.org.