Submitted by Edrea Davis
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — The Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation (FCBCP) will host its fourth Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) Healthy, Wealthy & Wise National Empowerment Forum bringing together national and local experts to educate and uplift over 150 underserved women and girls.
The day-long event will be held Saturday, April 14, 2012, and feature: a mini-expo, fitness exercise to support women in our community, and roundtable listening sessions addressing violence against women and girls, healthy living, jobs, and wealth. Admission is $25.00.
Black Women’s Roundtable is an intergenerational network of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) bringing together diverse women to motivate Black women to engage in all levels of civil society. The National Coalition is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to increasing civic engagement in underserved communities. The FCBCP is an affiliate of the NCBCP. For more information visit www.ncbcp.org.
Hosted by Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s Black Women’s Roundtable. Speakers include: Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO, NCBCP and BWR National Convener; Dr. Lydia Reid; Dr. Ruth Plummer; Cedrica Yapp Bess Quick, Crown Financial; Jasmine Burney, Democracy at Stake; Carolyn Thompson, The Advancement Project; Vivica A. Fox. Sponsored by Florida Power & Light Inc. Healthy, Wealthy & Wise National Empowerment Forum, will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Bahia Mar-Fort Lauderdale Beach A DoubleTree by Hilton, 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. contact Edrea Davis at (770) 961-6200 or (818) 613-9521.