MBBA (co-sponsor): Distant Relatives – Restoring Relations

December 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KATRA Lounge
217 Bowery
New York, NY 10002

Catalyst Network Foundation Inc & Face2Face Africa Presents:

Distant Relatives – Restoring Relations

Date: Tuesday, December 13th

Venue: KATRA Lounge | Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm

Panel Discussion: 7:00 – 8:00pm | 2 For 1 Drink Specials

Afterwork Mixer & Panel Discussion about:

Black Immigrants - African-Americans: Identifying root causes attributing to low levels of inclusion among generational black families and black immigrant families (particularly Caribbean’s/Africa or First Generation African-Americans and vice-versa)
Building Blocks of Progress: Outlining practical action steps to strengthen relationships
Forecasting the Future: Determining benefits of potential ties

Diane Weathers; Former Editor in Chief of Essence || Assistant VP of Communications at BCC
Robert Van Lierop: Diplomat, Political Activist, Filmmaker & Lawyer
Professor James Small: Pan-African Activist Scholar & Author
Fasil Amdetsion: International Legal & Foreign Policy Advisor

Partner Organizations:
Metropolitan Black Bar NYC
The Black Ivy Alumni League
Metro NY Chapter of the National Black MBA Association
Yale Black Alumni Association
Howard University Alumni Club of Greater New York City - HUAC GNYC
Dominican Bar Association
Black Alumni Council of Columbia University (BAC)
NSBE New York City Professional 'XL' Chapter
The Puerto Rican Bar Association
New York Hampton Alumni
Empire State Medical Association
Caribbean Attorneys Network
Corporate Sponsor: Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City
Media Sponsor: Drumpulse Entertainment