Saturday, October 1, 2011
2011 Community Impact Awards - October 12, 2011
VALERIE COLEMAN MORRIS
“Beyond the Neighborhood: African Americans Competing in the Regional Economy"
Nonprofit, business and philanthropy leaders will gather on October 12, 2011, for the Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy’s “State of the Race” Conference and Awards Reception, celebrating local black philanthropists and spotlighting solutions that can fuel employment, entrepreneurship and innovation for African Americans in the region.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2011
8:30 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M. (Conference)
5:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. (Gala Reception)
SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION CONFERENCE CENTER
1300 South El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94402
The one-day conference will highlight major trends in the Bay Area’s Black populations from the 2010 Census; how regional markets and governance structures impact economic opportunities for Black communities; promising models for employment and entrepreneurship; and tools for using technology, policy advocacy and leadership development to advance social change.
Following the conference, the “Celebrating Black Philanthropy” Gala Reception
will recognize leading Black philanthropists in the Bay Area with the 2011
Community Impact Awards.
This year’s honorees are:
Gloria Rhodes Brown, retired former Director of the University of California Cooperative Extension Service for San Mateo and San
Michael C. Bush, Founder of The MattMar Group Inc.
James Lowell Gibbs, Stanford University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor of Anthropology Emeritus
Dr. Jewelle Taylor Gibbs, author and retired Zellerbach Family Fund Professor of Social Policy, Community Change and Practice
at UC Berkeley
Valerie Coleman Morris, leading financial literacy journalist and author
Keena Turner, Vice President of Football Affairs for the San
Francisco 49ers; and Verizon Wireless.
KTVU’s Morning News Anchor Dave Clark will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the
gala reception, taking place 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Stanford University’s Black
Community Services Center.
CONFERENCE AND GALA RECEPTION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
$50 for the conference
$50 for the reception
Tickets for both the conference and reception are $75 for BABIP members, $90 for non-BABIP members
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit babip2011.eventbrite.com.
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