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Community Intelligence: Uplifting Men/Boys & Women/Girls of Color in Califo...

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The California Endowment

1000 Alameda Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Conference Theme

Uplifting Men and Boys & Women and Girls of Color in California

Conference Goals/Objectives

(1) convene a diverse set stakeholders whose work is focused on MBK-related goals and/or impacts MBOC/WGOC;

(2) discuss barriers and challenges to uplifting MBOC/WGOC;

(3) describe opportunities to advance MBK-related goals and and lessons learned along the way; and,

(4) elevate promising practices for uplifting MBOC/WGOC and acomplishing MBK-related objectives.

Highlighted Speakers and Presenters

  • Mrs. Manal Aboelata-Henry, MPH, Managing Director, Prevention Institute - confirmed

  • Ms. Whitney Aguilar, Director of Curriculum Development, Centinela Youth Services - confirmed

  • Dr. Stacey (Bell) Ault, Director of Youth Development Support Services, Sacramento City Unified School District - confirmed

  • Mr. Keith Baker, Director, Trauma Prevention Initiative, Los Angeles County Department, Injury and Violence Prevention Program - invited

  • Ms. JaMaiia Bond, Senior Director, Office of Educational Services Pre-K-12, Division of Child Welfare and Attendance, Compton Unified School District - invited

  • Mr. Isaac Bryan, Boehner Fellow, Los Angeles Mayor's Office of Reentry - confirmed

  • Ms. Michelle Chambers, Senior Field Deputy, District 64, Assembly Member Mike Gipson - invited

  • Ms. Willie Duncan, Senior Manager, Black Women for Wellness - Invited

  • Dr. Barbara Ferrer, Director, Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health - confirmed

  • Dr. Randal Henry, Founder/CEO, Community Intelligence - confirmed

  • Dr. Brenda Ingram, EdD, LCSW, Director of Clinical Services, Peace Over Violence - confirmed

  • Honorable Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Sr., Chair of the California Select Committee on Men and Boys of Color, Assemblymember 59th District - invited

  • Tracy Larry, M.S.Ed, MST, LCSW/MSW, - Echo Parenting and Education - Confirmed

  • Kandee Lewis, Executive Director, Positive Results Corporation - confirmed

  • Mr. Brian Malte, Project Director - Hope and Heal Fund - Media Analysis of Gun Violence in California- confirmed

  • Mr. Khallid Muttaqi, Director, Gang Prevention & Intervention Taskforce, City of Sacramento - confirmed

  • Ms. Veronica N'jodinizeh, MHA, FUSE Fellow, MBK Project Director, City of Long Beach - invited

  • Honorable Vice-Mayor Rex Richardson, City of Long Beach - invited

  • Honorable Meghan Sahli-Wells, City Council Member, Culver City - confirmed

  • Reverend Kelvin Sauls, Senior Pastor, Holman United Methodist Church - invited

  • Dr. D'Artagnan Scorza, Founder/CEO, Social Justice Learning Institute - confirmed

  • Dr. Beatriz Solis, Director, Southern Division of Building Healthy Communities Initiative, The California Endowment - confirmed

  • Mr. Josh Sugarmann, Executive Director, Violence Policy Center - Black and Hispanic Homicide Victimization - confirmed

  • Mr. Blain Watson, PhD(c), Principal, Dominguez High School, Compton Unified School District- confirmed

Event Planning Committee/Organizational Partners

  • Black Women for Wellness, Los Angeles

  • Brotherhood Crusade (https://brotherhoodcrusade.org/)

  • California Legislature, District 59 and District 64

  • Centinela Youth Services

  • City of Sacramento, Gang Prevention & Intervention Taskforce

  • Compton Unified School District, Dominguez High School

  • Community Intelligence, (http://www.communityintelligence.org/)

  • Echo Parenting & Education (http://www.echoparenting.org/)

  • Holman United Methodist Church (http://www.holmanumc.com/)

  • Hope and Heal Fund

  • Long Beach Health Department

  • Los Angeles County Department of Health

  • Los Angeles County Department of Health, Injury and Violence Prevention Program

  • Los Angeles Mayor's Office of Reentry

  • Los Angeles Mayor's Office of GRYD

  • Movember Foundation (https://us.movember.com)

  • Peace Over Violence

  • Positive Results Corporation

  • Prevention Institute (http://www.preventioninstitute.org/)

  • RISE Design Lab (http://www.risedesignlab.com/)

  • Rhythm Arts Alliance (http://www.rhythmartsalliance.org/)

  • Sacramento City Unified School district, Youth Development Support Services

  • Social Justice Learning Institute (http://www.sjli.org/)

  • Southern California Public Health Association

  • Violence Policy Center

  • Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles (http://www.vpcgla.org/makingconnections/)

Event Location

The California Endowment Los Angeles Conference Center 1000 S. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012


Monday October 9, 2017. Please note: 10/9/2017 is Indigenous People's Day/Columbus Day in Los Angeles

Who Should Attend

People and organizations (everyone) who support and/or are working to uplift Men and Boys & Women and Girls of Color in California are welcome to attend the 2017 Uplifting Men/Boys & Women/Girls of Color in California Conference. Students and youth of color are strongly encouraged to attend, welcome to participate in discussions and partake in all conference events. Also, adults who work with, or whose work impacts/is intended to impact, MBOC/WGOC are also strongly encouraged to attend including: Advocates, Coalition members, Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence, Educators, Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force participants, Mental Health professionals, My Brother's Keeper (MBK) projects, Public Health professionals, Researchers, School District personnel, Students, Teachers, Trauma Prevention, Violence Prevention experts, Youth Development,


Continental breakfast, vegetarian/vegan lunch, snacks, tea and coffee will be available to registered attendees.

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