Organizer: New England Blacks in Philanthropy
Date: 06.22.08, 01:00AM – 06.24.08, 01:00AM ET
Location:Back Bay Events Center, John Hancock Hall, 200 Berkeley Street, Boston, Massachuetts
Sponsor:New England Blacks in Philanthropy
New England Blacks in Philanthropy (NEBIP) presents the conference "Black Philanthropy - Building Stronger Communities" from June 22-24, 2008 at John Hancock Hall, 200 Berkeley Street in Boston. To register:visit www.nebip.org; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 617/232-5453.
The gathering will examine, encourage and promote Black Philanthropy as a means of economic empowerment and civic engagement. Keynote speakers include Beverly Daniel Tatum, President of Spelman College, Dr. James Comer, Board of Directors, Nellie Mae Educational Foundation, Michelle Courton-Brown, Senior Vice President of Charitable Management Services, Bank of America. Also featured is Harry Lennix, a noted actor who has had supporting roles in films such as the Matrix series, The Five Heartbeats, Spike Lee's Get on the Bus and Ray.
The 25 workshops and lectures will focus on issues of education, health, media image and leadership. The conference will bring together foundation and corporate grant makers, philanthropists and trustees and is open to all.
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