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13th Annual African American Professional Conference

TCC South Campus

About the Conference AAPC is part of our South Campus celebration of African American History Month. Purpose AAPC provides leadership strategies and tools for business professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders to manage career challenges created by diversified and global competition. Conference Goals Build a strong workforce of educated, empowered leaders, entrepreneurs, and community leaders. Provide relevant professional development strategies and opportunities. Build strategic alliances with DFW professional organizations, corporations, higher learning institutions and local communities. Promote entrepreneurship and encourage new business development. Cultivate and promote healthy lifestyles. Increase community awareness and visibility of services and business in a diverse marketplace. Contact South Campus Community & Industry Education Services[masked] [masked] Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8 AM – 3 PM Tarrant County College Campus, Fort Worth, Texas 5301 Campus Dr, Fort Worth, Texas AFRICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE (AAPC) 13th Annual Ariel Hunter-Chriss African American Professionals Conference RECLAIM: Your Career, Your Finances, Your Business, Your Life! Hosted by: TCC Continuing Education Services South Campus DFW Community Partners Master of Ceremonies Evan Anderson Evan Anderson, NBC 5 Today anchor Visit NBC DFW to read about our 2019 AAPC emcee: Evan Anderson. Opening Session New this year: Our opening session will feature a panel discussion entitled "Double Consciousness: Truly Figuring Out Which Me I Am Supposed To Be." Learn more: Panel Discussion Moderator Lynne Haze Lynne Haze, Radio Personality and Professional Speaker Panel Members Jonathan Morrison, Community Activist Maleshia “Mel” McGinnis, City Attorney and Chief Legal Advisor for the City of North Richland Hills Hamaria Crocket, Ph.D., Corporate Facilitator and Trainer Keynote Speaker Alyson Rae Lawson Alyson Rae Lawson, RaeLawson Enterprise 7-Eleven Franchise Owner Seminars See 2019 AAPC Seminars for the speaker biographies and seminar descriptions. 2019 Conference Details Date & Time Friday, February 22,[masked] a.m.–3 p.m. Cost Registration: $49 Vendors: $49 for 1 person $79 for 2 people Location South Campus Student Center 5301 Campus Drive Fort Worth, Texas 76119 Campus map Register for the 2019 Conference Download the 2019 AAPC Registration FormListen (PDF will open in a new window.) Questions about the form? Email us: [masked] Call us:[masked] Fill out the Student Information and Payment Information sections Leave the Student ID blank if you do not have one. Submit Registration Form to the South Campus Admissions & Registrar Office

Black History Bicycle Tour (Free)

2633 Main St

To celebrate Black History Month, Local Hub Bicycle Company has partnered with Tribe: A Dallas Bikehood, to lead a bicycle tour showing the rich cultural black history that’s often hidden in Dallas. The ride will leave promptly at 1:00pm from Local Hub Bicycle Company. The distance will be approximately 8-10 miles at a social pace. The cost to attend the ride is free. Register for the event here! https://deepellumtexas.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e978287961676dc93447d884e&id=e9338d6013&e=09de5e86dd If you would like to join the ride but don't have a bike, bike rentals are first come first serve and can be reserved here. (Use the one-hour rental option) https://deepellumtexas.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e978287961676dc93447d884e&id=5bb6654691&e=09de5e86dd

Black Strength in the face of Racism

Arquila's Home

Have you ever felt you were treated unfairly, unjustly, with inequality or with a different standard? Then, this book discussion is for you. Navigate your work space with confidence, composure, godly wisdom and tact. Learn tested and tried methods of relating to those who would oppress you and hinder your progress with a process that leaves you peaceful, undeterred and thriving. Knowledge is the key to handle racism. Let's discuss principles which will leave individuals strong and immune to the limiting beliefs of others and self. Based on the Book: The Brain Washing of Black America: How God Helped Me Overcome. Feel free to bring something to eat (salad, fruit, finger sandwiches, crackers and cheese, cheese and meat, or your favorite dish) or something to drink (wine, tea, beer or juice) Looking forward to seeing everyone and hearing the lively discussion! Feel free to get a copy of the book and workbook to be prepared for the discussion. http://www.arquilatodd.com https://youtu.be/RlpYMHN1Cv8


JUBILEE THEATRE PRESENTS AURIN SQUIRE’S OBAMA-OLOGY “Hope, Change We Can Believe In” Fort Worth, TX –Jubilee Theatre is opening the new year with a story of hope and change. The award-winning Theatre is ecstatic to present Aurin Squire’s Obama-ology. When African-American college graduate Warren takes a job with the 2008 Obama campaign, he’s fired up and ready to go – until he lands in the troubled streets of East Cleveland. But somewhere between knocking on doors, fending off cops, and questioning his own racial and sexual identity, he learns that changing society isn’t as easy as he imagined. A stunning new play that demonstrates the resilience of the human spirit to overcome defeat at the hands of social repression and financial hardship. Obama-olgy is directed by Lisa Devine, who shares that Obama-olgy “is a story of a young man trying to discover what kind of man he is and what fears he is running from.” The hope for patrons is to connect with the story and join the journey of self realization, conquering their fears while owning their differences. The transforming play stars five actors, Lee George (Warren), Chris Sanders (Cece), Octavia Y. Thomas (Barbara), Dayna Spring Fries (Laura) and Jon Garrard (Sam). The remaining production team includes set design by Bob Lavalee, costume design by Hope Cox, lighting design by Nikki DeShae, sound design by David Lanza and stage management by Amir Ali. Obama-ology runs at Jubilee Theatre, 506 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. Tickets may be purchased online at jubileetheatre.org, in person at the theater Box Office, located at 506 Main Street or by calling[masked]. Box Office hours of operation are Tuesday – Friday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and one hour before each performance. About the Jubilee Theatre: Fort Worth/Dallas area’s original home of African American theater. The Jubilee Theatre produces a full season of productions that reflect the African-American culture and experience. Located in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas, the Jubilee Theatre is a point of interest on both

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