On Tuesday, December 13th, Face2Face Africa and Catalyst Network Foundation will host a special meeting of the minds event at Katra Lounge in New York City, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Titled “Distant Relatives – Restoring Black Relations,” the event will take a look at relations between Black immigrants and African Americans, with a specific focus on the root causes of low levels of inclusion among generational Black families and Black immigrant families.
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The distinguished panelists include Diane Weathers, assistant VP of Communications & Marketing at Bronx Community College and former editor of Essence Magazine; Fasil Amdetsion, international lawyer and foreign policy adviser; Ambassador Robert F. Van Lierop, veteran UN Diplomat, activist, filmmaker, and lawyer; and Professor James Small, Pan-African activist and scholar.
Following the panel discussion, there will be an intimate after-work mixer with drink specials, where attendees can network and connect with one another.
Partner organizations for this event include the Black Ivy Alumni League, National Black MBA Association – New York City Chapter, Caribbean Attorneys Network, Yale Black Alumni Association, Howard University Alumni Club of New York City, Metropolitan Black Bar Association, Dominican Bar Association, Black Alumni Council of Columbia University, National Society of Black Engineers, Puerto Rican Bar Association, Empire State Medical Association, and the New York Hampton University Alumni Club.
To attend the event, please register here. Use the code “face2face-africa” to get the registration fee waived.