2012 BLACK MEN HEALING CONFERENCE

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The theme for the 2012 conference was Compassionate Accountability.

 

With an increase awareness of the historical trauma its link to current issues, the need for compassionate accountability approach is the key to improve collaboration, outcomes and healing.

 

“Showing the way, not being in the way”

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Thank You to our sponsors, partners, supporters and over 140 individuals who attended the conference because of you the conference was another success. Again Thank You!

 

2012  Demographics and Numbers: 120 surveyed

 

        40% male and 60% female

        70% was African American

        30% was Non-African American.

        80% work with African American men and/or their families.

        86% attended both days of the conference.

        Ramsey, Hennepin, Dakota, Anoka, Olmsted counties were represented. As well as the Public Defender's Office, Child Protection, MNDOC, MN Dept. Of Health, etc.

 

Overall Impression: they rated following excellent or very good:

 

        The Topics: 63%

        Speakers/Presenters: 63%

        Lectures/Breakout Discussions: 75%

        Quality of the conference: 97%

        Registration: 88%

        The Venue: 75%

 

Comments:

  • “Groundbreaking, visionary, need to put it into action, in order to be effective with treating African American men.”
  • “A very holistic approach to what has happened and what can be done to correct current historical issues.  More time on the topic would be amazing.”
  • “I look forward to this conference every year.  2011 was my 1st the impact stayed with me throughout the year.  I encouraged all of my coworkers to attend.”
  • “This conference was great.  Thank you.”

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For more information 612-721-0106 or brothershealing@comcast.net

Some change is just about being brave enough to get out the box.”

Uncle Big

 PO Box 6120 * Minneapolis, MN 55406