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Cities United 6th Annual Convening
August 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Journey with us to Hampton, Virginia as we celebrate our 6th annual convening and commemorate the 400-year remembrance of the arrival of the first Africans in British North America. We will gather to reflect on the trials and triumphs of our past, renew ourselves and each other in the present and equip our communities to respond to the future.Cities United supports mayors, their teams, community partners and young leaders to create, implement, evaluate and sustain comprehensive public safety plans. Our convening unites all those committed to our mission of reducing the homicide and shooting deaths of young Black men and boys ages 14 to 24 by 50% by 2025. Come for the dynamic speakers and intimate peer-to-peer learning designed to build strategies and relationships.Come for the opportunity to network and reconnect with people just like you dedicated to creating safe, healthy and hopeful communities.Come for the experience of being in Hampton, 400 years to the day from when our ancestors ended their arduous passage from Africa and began our collective experience in America.
Trabian Shorters will lead a workshop on Asset-Framing.