Black Male Community Empowerment Forum
Dear Supporter of the Empowerment and Revitalization of African American Men and Boys:
The Black Star Project*, a Chicago-based organization devoted to the prosperity and empowerment of African American men and boys, in partnership with the Black Male Community Empowerment Forum in conjunction with 100's of local groups, organizations and individuals will convene a historic Community Town Hall Meeting in Atlanta to address the current state of affairs of today's African American men and boys. We would like to extend a special invitation to you to become a cornerstone of the planning and organizing committee for this exciting event and the empowerment movement.
The goals of this Town Hall Meeting is to develop concrete grassroots implement able solutions to the many issues facing today's black boys and men, document realistic and measurable solutions, create community based partnerships and models and to bring black men and boys together across religious, social, economic and political lines. This meeting will not be your regular talking head gathering, media event or lots of talking with no follow-up actions or energy.
The theme/focus of the Town Hall Meeting will be; Reversing the Deepening Plight of African American Men and Boys In America: Vision, Unity and Healing, the proposed date is during Fatherhood Day Weekend, June 16-18, 2008, with conclusions and action plans resulting from this Town Hall meeting contributing directly to a master document of key grassroots solutions and models which will be compiled and shared with all participants, all African Americans and all Afrikans worldwide.
We believe that you and/or your organization will make a valuable contribution to this discussion. Attached is a sponsorship form please completed and return. Other background information will be sent to those who confirm participation. Let's be perfectly clear we must be highly prepare, organized and work efficiently. If you feel you are not able to fully commit to this, please do not step forward.
The movement to reverse the current trends in African American boys and men is a key future vision for our communities. The Creator and our ancestors want us to step forward and deal with our future in a focused manner. Universal Law and Spirit are with us. In Unconditional Love,
Warren B. Green
A Humble Servant of the Creator