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    MY BROTHER’S KEEPER FORUM SLATED FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016 AT  CAMP CURTIN YMCA

    MY BROTHER’S KEEPER FORUM SLATED FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016 AT CAMP CURTIN YMCA

    Three panels of political and community leaders will discuss ways to eradicate violence among young men of color at a “My Brother’s Keeper” forum from 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Camp Curtin YWCA, 2135 N. 6th St.

    “My Brother’s Keeper” is a White House initiative to encourage communities throughout the country to address the needs of boys and men of color, including ensuring access to quality education, employment, health care and community support.

    The Harrisburg forum is the latest in a series that has addressed a myriad of issues impacting he lives of men and boys of color in our region.

    Topics and speakers at Saturday’s forum include:

    9:00-9:30 Intro/Welcome

    9:30am-10:15am


    Workforce Development & Education Panel

    Gladys Brown — PA Utility Commission,Chairwoman

    Gary Cottingham – Giant Foods

    Kevin Dolphin — Break The Chainz

    Brandon Flood — PA Legislative Black Caucus

    Jamal Jones — ResCare (Career Link)

    Janice Mazzitti — Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

    Jerry Mitchell — Office of the Attorney General Office

    Sheldon Murray — Compliance Trainer Pa Human Relations Commission

    U.S. Congressman Scott Perry

    Wade West — ProRank Business Solutions

    10:15-11 a.m.
    Public Health & Violence

    Johnny Baer– Chief Deputy District Attorney

    Minister Anthony Burnett —  (L.O.O.P)

    Anwar Curtis  — Advocate/ Mentor

    Senator Art Haywood

     

    Cornelius Johnson,  Harrisburg City Councilman

     

    Dr. Jonathan Lee (PSU-Hbg)

    Gloria Vazquez-Merrick – Latino Hispanic American Community Center

    Corey Scales (Reentering Citizen)

    Grayling Williams- PA Inspector General

    Jon Williams — Advocate/ Mentor

    11:00am-11:45am
    Public Health, Spirituality & Reentry

    Rev. Roma Benjamin

    Rev. Donrico Colden

    Bill DeWeese (Former Speaker of the House)

    Roy Galloway- Esq

    Minister Victor  Muhammad

    Mavis Nimoh (Secretary, State Board of Pardons)

    Charla Plaines (Pa Commission on Crime & Deliquency)

    Jason Umberger (Chief Swatara Township)

    Rev. Ricardo Volcy

    John Watson (Reentering Citizens)

     

     

    For more information, contact Joyce M. Davis, Director of Communications at jdavis@cityofhbg.com or (717) 255 3015.

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