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FREE EVENT – 102.3 Radiofree KJLH Empowerment Summit

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Empowerment Summit

This Event is Free!

102.3 KJLH, California State Senator Steve Bradford and California State University Dominguez Hills are joining forces to bring an impactful day of dialog … The EMPOWERMENT Summit!

102.3 KJLH, the #1 Urban Radio Station on the West Coast, has served as the voice of the community for more than 50 years. Dedicated to delivering the very best in entertainment for our listeners, we are committed to also providing much needed resources to the communities we serve.
The Empowerment Summit is a FREE community resource fair designed to build community, and add value by providing important information for and about African American and Hispanic men. Parking for this event $8.

Get information from our partners in the following areas:

Veterans & Service Members

Our friends from Metro – Veterans division and Red Cross will lead the charge with a session called S.E.L.F, which stands for Spirituality, Employment, Leadership and Fitness.

Throughout the day, the Veterans area will have Military leaders, and respected guest speakers to speak at the event. In addition we will have a session on Professional Development, and more importantly many, many employers on-site looking to hire veterans!

Lastly, several Veteran Resource Organizations will be on hand to provide much needed information. The following organizations have been confirmed:

  • US Vets
  • Red Cross
  • Salvation Army
  • EDD
  • LA Jobs Corps
  • LA Metro Veteran’s Program
  • Los Angeles National Cemetery
  • Goodwill Southern California
  • LGBT Center
  • Women Vet Unity Group

Mentorship – “Getting Men of Color to the Next Level”

We are proud to partner with the Cal State Dominguez Hills Department of Educational Partnerships on this important issue. Boys and men of color are often portrayed in a negative light in our society. These negative representations often influence how others view us, what we think about ourselves, and what we believe is possible. This interactive session will move the conversation beyond these challenges. Instead, we will hear from successful young men who overcame daunting challenges.

The session will conclude with a dialog regarding strategies and resources we can use to get to the next level and achieve our goals.

Bring your boys to the Empowerment Summit to hear more and participate in this powerful presentation!

Employment / Careers

Our partners at the South Bay 1 Stop Business and Career Center / Carson California Career Center are ready to go. Over 20 employers will be on-site recruiting for open positions. In addition, counselors will be on-site discussing free services offered at the center.

Educational Services

Cal State Dominguez Hills will have their Veterans and Outreach Departments on-site discussing needs and services for students on campus. Great opportunity to learn what you’ll need to be accepted to the university.

Legends of the Game

Lakers legend Byron Scott, retired NBA player Reggie Theus, and several others to be named will be on-hand discussing balancing life and the game. It will be a fun, interactive session. Come be a part of it!

Financial Literacy

Several Financial institutions will be speaking on a panel discussing issues involving financial needs and services in our community.

Criminal Justice Reform

Prominent attorneys, representatives from Law Enforcement agencies and community activist will speak on issues affecting our community.

Health and Wellness

Representatives from AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Watts Health Foundation and many more will be on-hand discussing issues effecting men of color in our community. You’ll want to hear and join the conversation!

In addition, many will distribute Hygiene items. September is “Prostate Cancer Awareness” month … come get tested!

In partnership with Senator Steven Bradford

Senator Bradford

With special guest DeVon Franklin

DeVon Franklin
Our dynamic speaker, DeVon Franklin is an award winning Hollywood producer, bestselling author, renowned preacher, and motivational speaker. Don’t miss his powerful talk on “Living in your movie”.

Sponsored by

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Senate of California American Red Cross Metro

Criminal Justice Reform panel

Criminal Justice Reform panel

Moderator of Health and Wellness PanelDr. Nita Landry

Spirituality panel

Spirituality Panel

Details

Date:
September 23
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Venue

Cal State University Dominguez Hills
1000 E Victoria St,
Carson, CA 90747
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