We want you to join us for Hopkins Public Schools’ first annual Black Male Summit on May 18, 2022. This event was created to support and empower young Black males in grades 6-12 in Hopkins Public Schools and the surrounding suburbs.

Black Male Summit

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Black Male Summit: Empowering Young Men in the 21st Century

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, MN 55305
Audience: Males in grades 6-12 who identify as Black from the Hopkins Public School District and other Twin Cities area metro school districts

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About the Event

The Black Male Summit was created to support and empower young Black males in grades 6-12 in Hopkins Public Schools and the surrounding suburbs. Many of the Black males in our districts have had to deal with COVID, racial trauma, and death of peers. This is in an unapologetic event dedicated to young men who don’t feel heard or supported by society as a whole. It’s also an opportunity for growth and development as they engage in sessions by impactful Black male leaders from the metro area.

Structure of the Summit

  • 9:30-10:00 – Arrival/Light Breakfast
  • 10:00-10:15 – Introduction/Housekeeping items
  • 10:15-10:55 – Breakout Session 1
  • 11:00-11:40 – Breakout Session 2
  • 12:00-12:30 – Lunch
  • 12:30-1:10 – Breakout Session 3
  • 1:10-1:50 – Breakout Session 4
  • 1:55-2:00 – Closing
  • 2:00 – Dismissal

Session Topics

  • Careers and Beyond
  • Building Resilience
  • Barbershop Talk: Mental Health
  • Navigating School

* These topics are subject to change based on speaker feedback

Event Sponsor

National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Twin Cities Chapter

We are grateful to the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Twin Cities Chapter for sponsoring this event.

The National Black MBA Association®, Inc. (NBMBAA) is a non-profit organization of minority MBAs, business professionals, entrepreneurs and MBA students. With thousands of members world-wide working in both private and public sectors, we share a commitment to education and business – the two principal keys to the economic development of the Black community.

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Fill out the form below to complete your registration for the 2022 Black Male Summit.  

Questions and Inquiries

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