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My Brother's Keeper (Philadelphia) - Community Conversations Initiative

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Community College of Philadelphia (CBI Building)

18th Callowhill St.

Room C2-28

Philadelphia, PA 19130

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Please join us for the 21st gathering of the My Brother's Keeper Philadelphia “Community Conversations Initiative.” Forged by a partnership between the Mayor's Office of Black Male Engagement (OBME) and the Community College of Philadelphia’s Center for Male Engagement, the Community Conversations Initiative is a platform to engage Philadelphian's and leaders who work for /with our communities. The initiative is a bi-monthly forum where community members and leaders discuss challenges, opportunities, and solutions that address dismantling inequities that impact the lives of men and boys of color in the city. November's discussion will revolve around "Economic Empowerment." We will highlight the businesses of young men of color.

In General, the Community Conversations Initiative focuses on discussions that include but are not limited to:

- EDUCATION

- JUSTICE

- HEALTH/ WELLNESS

- ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT/ DEVELOPMENT

Panelists include:

- Moderator – Sulaiman Rahman, Founder & CEO at UPPN (Urban Philly Professional Network

- Panelist – Quadir Flippen, CEO / Chef at Quality Taste Catering.

- Panelist – Jordan Parisse-Ferrarini, Founder & Executive Director at Trades for A Difference

- Panelist – Nisiar Smith, CEO & Founder at The People’s Innovation Movement

Goal: 1) Encourage community dialogue 2) Provide pathways to community action 3) Create a report that may be used to accompany policy recommendations


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Philadelphia, PA 19130

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