About

44th Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Conference on the Black Family in America


The vision of the Black Family Conference at the University of Louisville is to help educate families to become more empowered, engaged, equipped and able to elevate every member to maximize their quality of life.

The University of Louisville’s National Black Family Conference is a premier conference of its kind; with its focus on addressing the rich African American history as well as the, past and present, struggles and implications for the present and future. Named in honor of Dr. Joseph H. McMillian, the founder of the conference and UofL administrator for over 30 years. The 44th Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Black Family Conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 2735 Crittenden Dr, Louisville, KY 40209, 502-637-2424 on February 24-25, 2017. We are excited to announce our theme, "Back to the Basics: Strengthening the Family and Community". Our Friday evening keynote speaker will be Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.  

Conference Highlights:

Workshop themes will consist of, but not limited to, socio-political events, legislation, social movements and how they have influenced the black human condition over the following years. 

Conference Dates:

February 24-25, 2017

Venue Information:

Hilton Garden Inn

Address: 2735 Crittenden Dr, Louisville, KY 40209