[PACapitalChapter] FW: [Nfbnet-members-list] Reminder: Join Us for the Black Leaders Seminar
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Subject: [Nfbnet-members-list] Reminder: Join Us for the Black Leaders
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
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
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 President
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