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Young Men's Conference



Event Type(s): Teen Activities, Lecture / Workshop
Organization: Working In Progress, Inc.

Working In Progress, Inc.


"Call to Action"

Young Men’s Conference

Mapping Your Future Through Your Life Choices

March 12, 2011 – 9am to 3pm

University of Akron, Student Union, 3rd Floor


Akron, Ohio  -  The Call to Action Young Men’s Conference is to provide a forum to discuss solutions that young black males face today centering around education, teen fatherhood, incarceration, and positive male role models. By addressing these relevant issues, WIP aims to bridge the gap between our youth and the community. Though, our ultimate goal is to empower youth to become leaders and expose them to fundamental life skills that will allow for effective decision making and upward mobility


When: Saturday, March 12, 2011

Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm

Where: University of Akron, Student Union Ballroom, 3rd Floor


·         Key Note Speaker: David Miller, Chief Visionary Officer & Co-Founder of the Urban Leadership Institute

·         Sessions for the youth and panel discussion "The State of the Young Black Male".

·         This Conference is Free!!! For males ages 6 to Adults * Door Prizes

·         Parents/Adults Encouraged to Attend (There will be a session for the parents)

·         Registration & Continental Breakfast starts at 8:30am with Catered Lunch Provided

·         Open Registration for the Public and Vendor's Starts November 29, 2010 - Deadline February 19, 2011


For Vendor Registration and make a donation go to


To Register go to  Click on Registration tab.

Questions call: (330) 474-WIP2 (9472) or email:


Working In Progress, Inc (WIP).  WIP is a 501(c) 3 non-profit social service agency that is designed to reduce the risk of poverty by providing successful transition programs for youth ages 12 to 18 in the Akron community.  WIP prepares and enables our youth to make the transition from the world of high school to the world of adulthood through   coordinated activities based on the students’ developmental needs, such as his or her career preferences and educational goals .

For Additional Information
Contact Tammy Monroe
Working In Progress (330) 474-9472



Address: P.O. Box 22057
Akron, Ohio 44302
Contact Name: Tammy Monroe
Contact Phone: 330-474-9472
More Info Link:
Date: Saturday, 3/12/2011
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
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