ANNUAL BROTHA-2-BROTHA YOUTH SUMMIT: Saturday, October 26, 2013
9:00am to 8:00pm | St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY
We have given you the Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit for 6 years!!!! And now we present the 1st Annual Brotha-2-Brotha Youth Summit for males of Pan-African descent! This is going to take a community effort to make this happen. How can you support? We need a venue, food sponsors, young men, fathers/male guardians/support and chaperones! We NEED you. We want to see you!
Keynote Speaker: Kevin Powell
ANNOUNCING THE 2013 RECIPIENT of the NATASHA WHYTE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Natasha Whyte Memorial Scholarship is designed to celebrate and acknowledge the intelligence and determination of student parents, particularly single mothers.
2013 Recipient: Shakayla Lawrence
Shakayla Lawrence obtained her Associates Degree at Kingsborough Community College and is a proud mother of her now 16-month-old son. Graduating with honors, Shakayla gained recognition as a Kaplan Educational Foundation Scholar, a leader, a community liaison and a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Shakayla currently attends Smith College and is pursuing a double Bachelor’s Degree in Government and Sociology. After graduating from Smith, Shakayla plans on attending a joint JD and PhD program. Ultimately, she aspires to be a lawyer and establish her own non-profit organization to advance the educational attainment and success of minorities and young mothers.
“My dreams for my son are to provide an environment that will further enhance his education, opportunities, and love for learning.”