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      March 17, 2018

      Saturday   8:30 AM

      791 Hammond Street
      Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

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      GBMCAA & TJX Companies, Inc. Present the 7th Annual Young Men's Leadership Conference

      The Greater Boston Morehouse College Alumni Association & TJX Companies, Inc. Present The 7th Annual Young Men's Leadership Conference ENLIGHTEN, EMPOWER, ENCOURAGE!!! The Young Men's Leadership Conference (YMLC) is an annual, FREE, one-day conference that offers empowerment, enlightenment, and guidance to middle and high school males of color in the Greater Boston community (grades 7-12).  By encapsulating and effectuating the mission and vision of Morehouse College "to produce academically superior, morally conscious leaders for the conditions and issues of today," the GBMCAA hopes to maximize the potential of young men of color.  Since 2012, over 1000 young men of color from over 60 schools in the Greater Boston area have participated and been impacted in the areas of college preparedness, career readiness, professional development, and civic engagement. Morehouse College alumni, representatives from our community, and corporate partners have led and facilitated nearly 20 workshops on topics ranging from S.T.E.M. and entrepreneurship to personal branding, civic engagement, and financial literacy. The Young Men's Leadership Conference seeks to: Provide new and innovative approaches to guiding young men of color in the 21st century to live healthy, holistic lives; Empower young men of color to make healthy and informed decisions concerning their lives; Equip young men of color to recognize and develop their leadership skills; and, Encourage young men of color to complete high school and seek higher levels of education. With the generous support of our corporate partners, this conference is free to participants. FOOD Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  DIRECTIONS Public Transportation Take the MBTA Green Line (“D”) towards Riverside to the Chestnut Hill stop. Follow the steps up and turn left onto Hammond Street. Beaver Country Day School is a ten-minute walk down Hammond Street and is on the right one-half mile after crossing Route 9. From Downtown Boston by Car  Follow Route 9 West through Brookline to the intersection of Route 9 and Hammond Street. (Please note that Route 9 is also called Huntington Avenue in Boston and Boylston Street in Brookline.) Turn left onto Hammond Street (you will see two gas stations on opposite corners). Beaver Country Day School is on the right, one-half mile down Hammond Street at the intersection of Woodland Road. Visitor parking is on the right as you enter the campus. From North, West, or South of Boston Take Route 128 to exit 20 for Route 9 East. Follow Route 9 for 3.6 miles, and then turn right onto Hammond Street (you will see two gas stations on opposite corners). Beaver Country Day School is on the right, one-half mile down Hammond Street at the intersection of Woodland Road. Visitor parking is on the right as you enter the campus.  Parking: Beaver Country Day has ample onsite parking. *Registration is mandatory and will close at 5:00 PM, March 14, 2018. *Professional attire (shirt, slacks, and tie) are mandatory for all participants except parents* Please e-mail info@gbmcaa.org for all inquiries.

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