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2020 Elevate Conference – Closing the Racial Wealth Gap – October 16th, 2020

October 16, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

The 2020 Elevate Conference is expected to grow the knowledge of all attendees; for a better understanding of historical and current causes of the racial wealth gap and its impacts.

Attendees will be able to identify relevant ways to personally grow wealth, and collectively help close the racial wealth gap.

Through intentional networking and engagement, attendees and speakers will connect and develop partnerships to advance the black community and close the racial wealth gap.

The conference will have the support of brilliant community leaders, black-owned businesses/organizations, dynamic presenters, and community and financial resource partners.

BREAK-OUT SESSION OBJECTIVES
Oct. 16, 2020

LISA POTTS
10:00AM – 10:50AM

Increasing Wealth: Living Examples (entrepreneurs, black investors, etc.)
*interactive panel discussion*

ALYCE HERNDON
11:00AM – 11:45AM

Small Businesses Enterprises & Entrepreneurship – A focus on Launching, Pivoting, Expanding

NEAL RICHARDSON
11:00AM – 11:45AM

Wealth Building Through Community Economic Development

Speakers

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad
Chief of Race, Wealth and Community
National Community Reinvestment Coalition

Dr. Corey S. Bradford, Sr.
President, Harris-Stowe State University

Dr. LaTonia Collins Smith
Provost, Harris-Stowe State University

Veta T. Jeffery
President/CEO
Heartland Saint Louis 
Black Chamber of Commerce

Tishaura Jones
Treasurer, City of St. Louis, MO

Dr. Vetta L. Sanders-Thompson
Racial and Ethnic Studies
Brown School of Social Work
Washington University in St. Louis

Presenters

Stacy Clay
Director of Community Affairs
First Bank

Darlene Martin
President/Founder
Money Smarts School of Finance for Children

Daffney Moore
Chief Opportunity Zone Officer
St. Louis Development Corporation

Lisa Potts
Project Director
St. Louis Mental Health Board

Julius Powell
CEO, Zero Position Selling

Neal Richardson
Vice President, Director of Business Impact
U.S. Bank Community Development Corporation

Jamala Rogers
Executive Director
Organization for Black Struggle

Details

Date:
October 16, 2020
Time:
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Organizer

Marnée Morgan, CEO and Principal Consultant – Morgan Graves Consultants, LLC
Phone:
(314) 390-1882
Email:
mmorgan@morgangravesconsultants.com
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