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FREE EVENT – 102.3 Radiofree KJLH Empowerment Summit
September 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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
- 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.
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!
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
With special guest 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”.
Criminal Justice Reform panel
Moderator of Health and Wellness Panel