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Our goal in establishing this theme is to promote unity among men of color and to offer sessions that will allow participants to engage in personal, career, and community development. In order to provide a safe opportunity for participation, the conference will be offered virtually with multiple sessions available.
The Martin Luther King Center in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Diversity and the Office of Student and Academic Life has put together this two-day symposium filled with experts and presenters from all over the world. Symposium Schedule Day 1. Symposium Schedule Day 2. Walter Malone is a current Staff Psychology Steps Fellow at the University of Kentucky Counseling Center, where he provides clients with various forms of psychological services, including individual and group therapy, as well as consultations and campus outreach.
Walter is currently a Ph. Walter enjoys working with students and assisting them with navigating the various challenges they face throughout their college career. His experiences of growing up in Detroit, Michigan, and his work with underrepresented and minoritized populations in Kalamazoo, Michigan, has allowed him the opportunity to witness the systematic and oppressive challenges that people face in their communities and beyond. Walter is humbled by these real and often neglected issues and has commented his life to challenging, developing, empowering, educating, and supporting those who are most vulnerable, through his work as a Black, male, mental health agent.
Walter has held many positions during his professional careers, such as Executive Manager at Target Corporation, and Program Coordinator, and Assistant Director, of the Trio Upward Bound Program at Western Michigan University, and Director of a program that served conditionally admitted students to help increase their probability of success at WMU.
Additionally, Walter also served as Vice President of Research and Evaluation for the Future 4 Teens program, which strives to help youth and young adults with social, emotional, educational, or financial needs become successful by providing mental health and educational services. He is passionate about helping young people as they develop their identities, cope with transitions and life challenges, and develop their values, which often guide their career trajectory and success in life. During his time at UK, Dr.
Aldarondo has been involved with numerous efforts around cultural issues and belonging, especially as they pertain to students of color and others who are marginalized and minoritized. Aldarondo earned a Ph. He has also worked in a variety of other mental health and educational settings. His clinical and professional interests include substance use disorder prevention and treatment, healthy lifestyle change, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, multicultural issues, interpersonal therapy, therapy supervision, and group work.
Roger Cleveland is a transformational leader and groundbreaking researcher in the fields of diversity, equity, multicultural education and academic innovation. Cleveland has dedicated his life to empowering businesses, public institutions and schools to embrace diversity and inclusion.
His unique experience as a -driven educator and revolutionary thought leader makes him a sought-after lecturer, teacher and academic consultant. Cleveland has spent more than 22 years in K, and higher education. Cleveland has published nearly two dozen equity, inclusion and education-related peer reviewed research articles. Cleveland is the CEO and President of Millennium Learning Concepts Consulting Company, an agency which focuses on helping organizations meet their goals in the areas of: cultural proficiency, instructional equity, implicit bias, closing achievement gaps, learning styles, transforming school culture, conducting culture audits, and school improvement planning.
He is the father of three amazing college students Maya, Taylor and Dorian. Christian Adair M. He has over 25 years of experience as an educator and coach, serves on several non-profit boards and his a Chapter President for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
He currently le FCPS Educating Boys of Color and Drop Out prevention initiatives which involves family and community engagement and culturally responsive teaching and learning. He is from Veracruz, Mexico and radio show host for Sobre la Meza. Milton is a man with a passion for the immigrant community. His hobbies include soccer, rock climbing, and playing video games. He loves to eat different kinds of food, trying new things, and encouraging others to push their limits.
In addition to examining their experiences of system involvement, he relies on the lived experiences of agency providers and leaders to inform the development of structural and systemic strategies that increase engagement in service provision to mitigate the effects of trauma exposures among BILPOC.
Going forward, he intends to examine if culturally tailored dissemination and implementation strategies achieve his long-term objective — mitigate racial inequities in service provision across child and family systems of care; and in turn, promote positive psychosocial outcomes for Black and Brown youth and families.
Garcia capitalizes on his research and practice experience to educate the next generation of social workers dedicated to promoting child safety, permanency, and well-being. He has had the honor and privilege to serve on the city, county, and state level of law enforcement for over 12 years in the state of Texas. He serves on the board of directors for Productive Ventures Inc. Most importantly, Patrick is a son, a father, a husband, entrepreneur, and advocate for change. Charles Booker. He is a member of the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, The Florida Justice Association, and many other groups dedicated to the law and the pursuit of justice.
Crump is also a frequent contributor to Time magazine, discussing many of the civil rights and criminal justice issues African-Americans face today. Chase Minnifield is a former defensive back for the Washington Redskins and three-time entrepreneur who was recently inducted into the class of Forbes 30 under He currently serves as CEO of EZ Turn, the only vendor management digital platform that enables property managers in the student housing business to more efficiently manage, invoice and communicate with contractors. Last year he was awarded Forbes 30 Under 30 scholar.
In addition, Carlos studied abroad over winter break in London, United Kingdom. Carlos also has had two different internships and volunteered as a math tutor at Edythe J Hayes Middle School here in Lexington. In his free time he enjoys spending time with friends and traveling. In this role, he owned and operated 13 Waffle Houses in Lexington Kentucky.
Raymond created a new venture, Equity Solutions Group ESG in — a strategic sourcing company with an emphasis on reducing expenses while ensuring competitive participation from qualified diverse businesses. The company serves technology-based clients in 13 states. ESG also partners with corporations to ensure minority, female and veteran opportunities and inclusivity.
Raymond is a consummate supporter of his community. InRaymond received a tremendous honor from his beloved alma mater and was selected as a Prestigious Alumni Award Winner. Raymond is married to Dr. Tiffany Daniels and has two children, Evan and Alana.
Timothy Johnson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of the Bluegrass where he le a year-old, philanthropic organization charged with delivering impact throughout the ten counties of Central Kentucky. Timothy is a philanthropist who has dedicated his career to eradicating poverty and promoting equity and diversity. He has years of nonprofit board service and currently serves on the board of United Way of Kentucky. Timothy resides in Lexington, KY with his lovely wife Opa. People Map. Home About Us Dr. Open to students and professionals across Kentucky and beyond, attendees will be exposed to renowned speakers, presented with insightfully themed sessions with applicable and practical information, and opportunities to discuss building support for men of color.
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