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6th Annual Manhood Summit

Conference Hall, Exhibit Hall C

The MVP Foundation presents the 6th annual Manhood Summit at the Cox Business Center in downtown Tulsa on Friday, Nov. 16. The Summit aims to inform, inspire, and empower 8th grade Black males (although any kid the school selects is welcomed)  from Monore Demonstration Academy, Central Junior High School, Carver Middle School, and KIPP Charter School that come from single-mom households. Through an interactive, application-based approach, Manhood Summit goes beyond academic instruction and focuses on relevant and practical life skills critical to success in our society. The event will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the agenda below and more information and registration through Eventbrite.

Summit Agenda (Subject to Change):

8:00-8:30​​ Men Arrive

8:30-9:00​​ Young Men Arrive

9:05-09:50​​ Manhood 101: 

10:00- 11:50​​ Breakout Session #1:

  1. Am I My Brother’s Keeper Survival Game: TBD
  2. Tools 101:Home Depot

12:00-12:20: Pictures

12:30-1:00 ​​Lunch

1:10-1:40​​ Physical Activity

1:50-2:40​​ Surviving Police Interaction: David Miller, M.Ed. & Coalition of Black Officers

2:50-4:30 Breakout Session #2:

  1. The “Talk”: Sex, Babies, and STDs: TBD
  2. You Can Save A Life (CPR 101): Tulsa Black Firefighter

4:40-5:25 I Want My Daddy-Titus O’Neill, WWE Superstar

5:30 Concluding Remarks: Damario Solomon-Simmons

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