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2nd Annual State of Utah Black Affairs Summit
date: Sat, Apr 07, 2018 01:00 AM to Sun, Apr 08, 2018 12:59 AM
on days: Saturday
location: Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
cost: $0 Lunch will be provided
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Cost: Free/Open to the public. 

Now in its second year, the 2018 State of Utah Black Affairs Summit will be held on April 7, 2018 with the theme of “Presence, Power, and Persistence,” a fitting tribute of inspiration for African and African-Americans both locally and across the nation. This one-day summit, held at the David Eccles School of Business on the University of Utah campus, will include 12 breakout sessions lead by notable experts, an excited morning keynote address, and opportunities to network with individuals who work every day to empower Black children, families, and communities. The Summit will include breakout sessions on financial strategies to building black wealth, secondary and higher education, leadership in the black community, and health and wellness.


The purpose of the 2018 State of Utah Black Affairs Summit is to connect, enrich, and empower the Black population from across the state of the Utah. It strives to provide a sense of community and serve as a platform for educating, networking, collaborating, and the sharing of ideas. The Summit also provides participants with updates on the current climate of the Black population living in Utah.


2018 State of Utah Black Affairs Summit Sponsors:

David Eccles School of Business, J. Willard Marriot Library, Goldman Sachs, Salt Lake Community College, W.P Johnson Research Group, College of Science, College of Health, College of Mines and Earth Sciences, College of Architecture and Planning, College of Fine Arts, College of Nursing, Darryl & Ann Butt, University of Utah Health-Office of Health Equity and Inclusion, and College of Education.