[Nfbnet-members-list] Reminder: Join Us for the Black Leaders Seminar
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Mon Feb 22 15:53:27 UTC 2021
The Black Elected Leaders Working Group under the Black Leaders
Serving for Advancement (BLSA) Committee cordially invites you to a
celebration of Black History Month as we celebrate black leaders in
the National Federation of the Blind.
Come hear from distinguished and respected Black leaders on the
characteristics of a good leader and how they became leaders and
sustained leadership in the National Federation of the Blind.
When: February 27, 2021
1 PM EST
12:00 PM CST
11:00 AM MST
10:00 AM PST
Moderator: Denise Avant, NFB Board of Directors and immediate past
President of the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois
Ron Brown and Shawn Calloway are distinguished Black leaders in the
National Federation of the Blind and they are well-respected across
the Federation. Ron Brown is the 2d Vice President of the Board of
Directors of the National Federation of the Blind and has been the
NFB of Indiana's President for over 30 years. Shawn Calloway serves
on the Board of Directors of the National Federation of the Blind and
has been the President of the NFB of the District of Columbia for
over 10 years and serves as the co-chair of the Diversity and
Inclusion Committee and the chair of the Black Leaders Serving for Advancement.
These leaders will discuss
1. What are the Characteristics of a leader
. 2. what does it take to become a leader in the National Federation
of the Blind and sustain leadership over a number of years?
3. Have they had to navigate the issue of race in their respective
positions in the NFB?
4. What lessons does each one of them take from Black leaders like
John Lewis, Martin Luther King, JR, and countless other
Black leaders as they work in our organization to improve the lives
of blind people?
Don't miss this opportunity to hear from and ask questions of Ron and Shawn.
The Zoom link is below:
National Federation Of The Blind Of The District Of Columbia
Washington, DC is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Black elected leaders program
Time: Feb 27, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 977 3066 5309
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If you have any questions, please contact Denise Avant, 1st Vice
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