California Legislative Black Caucus and
100 Black Men of Sacramento host...
African American Leadership Weekend
Moving the Urban Agenda
April 22-24, 2010
Sheraton Grand Hotel 1230 J Street, Sacramento, California
This is a series of workshops targeting the issues facing underserved minority communities to develop positive solutions and remove barriers to growth in the areas of education, health, crime, home ownership, building wealth.
* Bank Lending to Small Businesses: Have lines of credit opened for small and minority businesses? Have banks receiving bail-out funds extended loans to small/minority businesses for start-ups and operating costs?
*Has President Obama?s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) worked for African Americans? What is the impact of ARRA on small business and commerce in communities of color?
*Redistricting commission: How do we get selected for the commission? What impact will redistricting have on legislative seats held by African Americans?
*The Achievement Gap and the Dropout Rate: How are African American students faring under No Child Left Behind?
*Higher Education: Why are there more Blacks in prison than in College
*Marijuana: Should it be legalized, taxed and regulated? What is the impact on the African American community?
*Liquor stores, smoke shops and check cashing outlets
*BET: The influence of music videos on Black culture
*Update on AIDS epidemic in African American Women
The Leadership weekend includes Evening Receptions and a Luncheon
For for information go to http://www.calbcc.org
The California Black Chamber of Commerce is the largest African American non-profit business organization representing hundreds of small and emerging businesses, affiliates and chambers of commerce throughout the state.