Schedule of Events

45th Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Black Family Conference

“Elevating the Health and Safety of the Black Family and Community

February 23-24, 2018

Louisville Central Community Center, Inc.

1300 West Muhammad Ali Blvd, Louisville, KY 40203, 502-583-8822

 

45th Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Black Family Conference

“Elevating the Health and Safety of the Black Family and Community”

February 23-24, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

 

9:00am - 9:15am - Opening Remarks and Greetings - Dr. Mordean Taylor-Archer & Betty Baye, Chair

                           

Plenary Sessions

 

9:15am - 10:15am – Opening Plenary/Healthcare Panel Discussion

           

“Elevating the Health and Safety of the Family and Community”    

Dr. James Railey                                                                    

Dr. Breacya Washington

Dr.  Giavonne Rondo-Hillman                                             

 

Breakout Sessions

 

10:30am - 12:00pm

 

Addiction and the Black Community:  What You Need to Know in 2017

Christopher Kokoski

 

Social Justice and the Black Community, Perspectives on Economics, Education and Mental Health

Delila Owens

 

Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Changes for the Black Family and Community through Education and Orientation to Diabetes and Prostate Cancer

Dr. Willie Kimmons

 

12:00pm - 1:30pm   Lunch on your own

 

Breakout Sessions

 

1:30pm - 3:00pm

 

Turning murder on its head using CBPR:  The killing of a black youth in one U.S. city mobilizes community power in another

Trinidad Jackson, Monique Ingram, Dr. Monica Wendel, Aubrey Williams, Dr. Nida Ali

 

H.E.A.T. (Habilitation Empowerment Accountability Therapy)

Darryl Turpin

 

How the Cultural Biases of Minority Clients and Community Health Care Providers May Negatively Impact the Quality of Mental Health Treatment Services

William “Tony” Mathis

 

3:15pm - 3:30pm Break

 

Breakout Sessions

 

3:30pm - 5:00pm

 

Black Men as Agents of Change in Children’s Literacy Success

Dr. Ahmad Washington

 

Mending the Bridge:  The Healing Power of African Heritage, Culture, Community and Connection

Stacy Bailey-Ndiaye

 

Alzheimer’s:  Know the 10 Warning Signs and Families in Conflict While in the Midst of a Crisis

Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana

Vanessa Williams-Harvey  

 

5:00pm - 6:15pm Break

Conversations and networking with presenters

Visit Vendor Booths

 

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Banquet & Keynote Speaker - Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry   

     

45th Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Black Family Conference

Saturday, February 24, 2018

 

9:30am – 9:45am

Opening Remarks and Greetings - Dr. Mordean Taylor-Archer & Betty Winston Baye

 

10:00am - 12:00pm

Brunch & Keynote Speaker – Ms. Sybrina Fulton