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The National Association of Black Social Workers National Conference brought out Black Folks from across the country. The theme: Treasuring our Ancestors Wisdom, Bridging Generations and Building legacy. I'd like to thank the President, J. Toni Oliver, and chapter leadership for their hard work and commitment to African center Theory and Practice in Service of Black People. Bro. Rashad was invited to facilitate a workshop @ The National Association of Black Social Workers Convention in...
May 30th - June 2nd, 2013 | Cleveland State University, Ohio. "Community activists from around the country will meet in Cleveland this spring to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Nation's First Gang Summit..." Read more about the event from The Plain Dealer. Rashad talks about National Gang Conference in Cleveland Community groups from across the country attend first day of nnational summit to stop urban...
Get the Flyer Community Empowerment Association, Inc., in collaboration with representatives of Pittsburgh’s service provider organizations, institutions, and interested stakeholders, announces the 2nd national conference on Mitigating the Impact of Social & Psychological Trauma to the Social Fabric of the African American Community. The 2011 conference focused on mental/physical/environment health, education, criminal justice, and economic justice. The Conference is also...
A 15 year old collective of over 35 grassroots and community based organizations throughout the United States that implemented programming models that have changed lives, with documented outcomes in response to the epidemic of crack cocaine gang violence, readily available fire arms, and other issues threatening the stability of the inner city neighborhoods. These organizations are led by people who have undergone a transformative process and led successful and productive lives, practicing the...
For Immediate Press Release: June 13, 2012 Media Contact: Cecilia Griffin Golden, Ph.D. Leadership Development and Education Consultant 412-680-9317 “In 1996 when former Argentine President Carlos Menem toured the United States he was asked about the population of African descendants in Argentina. He responded dryly, “No, in Argentina blacks do not exist; that is a Brazilian problem.” It was not until 2010 that African descendants in Argentina were included on the...
Get the Flyer Now When I say I am depressed because I am oppressed by my surroundings. I don't want to be a product of my evnironment cuz I'll be dead. Will u listen? The cries of the youth have been drowned out by the talks of the olympics and $$$ but as of now we can't even live long enough to graduate. That's the Roseland mindstate. You may burn his memorial but you can't extinguish our love for Derrion. Our memories tear it down and we come back harder. -Written by Derrion Elbert’s...
Can a "community-driven" organization plan and implement its own organizational assessment, produce empirical data, and report the findings and "best practice" outcomes to established institutions to validate its "unique" philosophy, mission, and methodologies in reaching vulnerable communities? And if so, can these "best practice" models be respected and incorporated into the strategies developed for providing services to our communities? T. Rashad Byrdsong-President & CEO Community...
April 2011 - Los Angeles,...
The G20 Summit of nations will meet in Pittsburgh, PA on September 24th and 25th following the London Summit of April 1st of this year, when it met in the context of the financial crisis, in an attempt to stabilize global financial markets. These Summits are closed-door meetings organized and attended by financial representatives from 19 of the richest and most influential nations and their decisions affect the economic trajectory of our world for generations to come. Sadly, nowhere in...
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