100 Black Men of America, Inc. (100BMOA), a leader in mentoring and educating youth, announces the lineup of amazing speakers and participants for the 26th Annual Conference, June 13 – 17, 2012, themed The 100 As One. The global network of 100 Black Men chapters will come together for a five-day event of education, empowerment and enrichment. Atlanta is host to this year’s conference as well as the home of the world headquarters. Georgia has many chapters serving youth, families and communities, with countless volunteer hours and resources. The four metro Atlanta chapters, and members from the remaining 116 chapters, are uniting to bring exceptional training and unique symposiums to the 2012 conference, covering bullying, high performing schools, STEM curricula, small business procurement, mentoring best practices and much more.
Keynote speakers, moderators, panelists are leaders from across many industries, some of which include: The Honorable John Lewis, U.S. Congressman; James H. Shelton, III, Assistant Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education; Leonard Walker, Atlanta Business Banking Division Manager, Wells Fargo; Dr. Levi Watkins, Jr., Assoc. Dean, The Johns Hopkins U. School of Medicine; Michael Russell, President & CEO, H.J. Russell & Company; David Shapiro, Executive Director, M.E.N.T.O.R.; Bill Nigut, Southeast Regional Director, Anti-Defamation League; Donna Richardson-Joyner, President & CEO, Donna Richardson, Inc.; Henry Hipps, Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Kelvin Manning, Director, NASA, Kennedy Space Center; Christopher Massey, Actor; Kyle Massey, Actor; Dr. Michael L. Lomax, President & CEO, UNCF; Martin Luther King, III, CEO, Realizing the Dream, Inc. and many more. Click here to view the 2012 conference participants.