The Fondy North Economic Development Corporation in collaboration with the North Avenue Marketplace Business Improvement District #32 is hosting youth and adult personal and community development event titled: “Black Men Standing: A Call to Order,” Saturday, August 18, beginning at 8 a.m., at the Greater New Birth Baptist Church, 8237 W. Silver Spring Drive. This event will feature Nationally recognized Motivational Speaker Robert Jackson, Author of Black Men Stand-up: No More Excuses and Black Men Stand-up: The workbook.
Mr. Jackson will deliver an empowering message of personal and community development for area Men and Boys. Additionally the event will highlight community youth and adult leaders that are currently making a difference in our City.
But, there is still work to be done; more progress can be made to help our neighborhoods become better and more sustainable. The uniqueness of this event involves a broad range of community partners and supporters, the dialogue that will take place between our men and boys and will allow for a more authentic conversation about personal development as commitment, that can be a life and city changing beginning. There are currently 235 tickets.