The Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
Access all the Black Male Summit has to offer in the palm of your hand.
1. Click the image below or search "Webex Events" in your device's app store and download.
2. Open the app and create an account or sign in if you've used Webex (formerly Socio) before.
3. Fill in or update your networking profile, and click Continue. Your profile information will help you connect with other attendees!
4. Now, type "Black Male Summit" in the events search bar to find our conference. Once you've found it, tap the event and explore conference offerings.
Rates have been negotiated at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel.
HEALTH AND HEALTH OUTCOMES
This track could focus on various aspects of physical, emotional and mental health that disproportionately affect Black men. Presentations may focus on topics such as access to healthcare, health disparities, and the impact of social determinants of health on Black males. The goal of this track is to identify solutions that address the unique health needs of Black males in Louisiana and improve their overall quality of life.
This track could explore the educational experiences of Black men and ways to improve outcomes in areas such as academic achievement, graduation rates, and access to higher education. Presentations may address topics such as effective teaching practices, strategies to reduce the achievement gap, and initiatives that promote college readiness and career readiness. The goal of this track is to identify effective strategies and programs that promote academic excellence, college and career readiness, and lifelong learning.
This track could examine issues related to financial literacy, economic opportunities, and wealth building for Black men. Presentations may focus on strategies to improve financial well-being, entrepreneurship opportunities, and wealth-building initiatives. The goal of this track is to identify solutions that promote economic mobility and prosperity for Black males in Louisiana.
This track could focus on the intersection of Black male identity and the criminal justice system. Presentations may address topics such as policing practices, mass incarceration, and re-entry programs that aim to reduce recidivism rates. The goal of this track is to identify solutions that promote fairness, equity, and safety for Black males in Louisiana.
The Summit will feature three keynote panels that will expand our thinking on black males in education, healthcare and criminal justice.
The Black Male Summit could not be possible without our sponsors. Through donations to the University of Louisiana System Foundation, sponsors help us keep our commitment to invest in our students, faculty, and staff who are the future of Louisiana.