AALF leader, Gary Cunningham discusses the racial inequalities in philanthropy in the article below:
Crafting a United Urban Agenda
On February 21, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the AALF will be hosting a Forum gathering at the University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Keynote Speaker: U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison
Speakers and Presenters: Eric Mahmoud, Founder and CEO of the Harvest Network of Schools; Kim Nelson, Senior Vice President of External Relations, General Mills Inc.; Bobby Champion, Minneapolis State Senator; Rev. Jerry McAfee, Pastor of New Salem Baptist Church; Stella Whitney-West, CEO of North Point Health and Wellness
Musical Entertainment: The Sounds of Blackness
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Members of the African American Leadership Forum (AALF) were saddened to hear the announcement of Minneapolis Public Schools S
The African America Leadership Forum is a movement of African American leaders and stewards across five metropolitan areas - the Twin Cities.
The solution to social, education, and economic disparities must come from within the African American community. This is the impetus for creation of the African American Leadership Forum.
The Dr. Josie R. Johnson Leadership Academy is a year-long leadership training program designed to meet the personal, cultural, civic and professional development needs of 15-20 intergenerational African American leaders while fostering their lifelong commitment to improving outcomes in the community. Applications are due Jan. 31, 2015.