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June 20, 2024

Whats Happening Brother - Unknown Artist

June 21, 2024

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"The Family is the Root of a Healthy Community."

Metropolitan State University St. Paul Campus, Founders Hall

700 East Seventh Street, St. Paul MN 55106

Come join us at the 16th Annual Community Empowerment Through Black Men Healing Conference on Thursday, June 20, and Friday, June 21, 2024, at Metropolitan State University St. Paul Campus for a day and a half of inspiration, healing, and empowerment. The theme year’s event is “The Black Family”. This event is dedicated to addressing the challenges confronting families and explores practical, culturally sensitive, trauma-informed approaches that celebrate and community uplift.


At this "Groundbreaking and Visionary” conference, you can expect engaging workshops, powerful speakers, and networking opportunities to connect with national and local educators and community practitioners, and learn from each other. Mark your calendars and prepare for a day and a half of growth and healing!


The conference is open to all interested in the topic.

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Dr. Deadric T. Williams an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as a sociologist specializing in structural racism and families.

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Dr. LaVonne M. Moore CEO and Founder of Chosen Vessels Midwifery Services and The Chocolate Milk Club and has a practice at NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center.

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Dr. Andre L. Johnson Founder/President/CEO of the Detroit Recovery Project Incorporated. In 2023, he was appointed to serve as a member of the SAMHSA National Advisory Council.

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Sam Simmons, Behavioral Consultant, Conference Co-Creator, and co-host of the "Voices” radio show on KMOJ FM, which addresses issues important to the urban community.

If you never heal from what hurt you,

You’ll bleed on people that didn’t cut you! - Unknown

Why attend?

We realize that a stronger, thriving African American community improves the health of the community and the society as a whole.

Healing Brothers




Contact us

P.O. Box 6120

Minneapolis, MN 55406

PHONE: 612-721-0106 


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“The village that hides the truth cannot expect to heal but to pass on the pain.”

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