Empowering Young Men to Excel features candid discussions and strategies for success
The Empowering Young Men to Excel Youth Conference sponsored by Commissioner Natalie Hall, District 4, ended on a celebratory note as Commissioner Hall applauded the productive day with the young men who attended the conference, all of whom are graduating high school seniors.
|The one-day conference encouraged the group of young men to excel academically and professionally through compelling, encouraging conversation and productive strategies. Keynote speaker, Thomas W. Dortch, Jr., Chairman of the Board for 100 Black Men of America, shared his life experiences as well as expertise on personal growth and the key to true success. The lunchtime panel discussion also featured a candid discussion with industry professionals who turned challenges and difficult choices into roadmaps for success. |
The presenters included:
• Terry LeCount, Retired National Football League (NFL) player of the San Francisco 49ers and Minnesota Vikings and current Quality Assurance Lead at the Chick-Fil-A College Football Hall of Fame
• Calvin A. Brock, Jr., Chief Administrative Officer,
the Office Fulton County Commissioner Natalie Hall, District 4
• Rafielle Kirkland, Entrepreneur, I Keep it Classic Music Group
• James Williams, Talent Acquisition Partner, Sage
• Henry Mamulu, Cofounder and Chief Operating Officer of agriculture based company AHPEGS, Inc.
• Darius Brown, Speaker, and Author of Forgive Me Success Life Guide 101
The conference workshops included:
• Respecting Women – DeKalb County Super District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson, Retired Lieutenant Colonel William H. Johnson III and Anita Hall, Director of Legislative and Community Affairs, the Office Fulton County Commissioner Natalie Hall, District 4
• Developing The Leader Within – Terry LeCount, Retired National Football League (NFL) player of the San Francisco 49ers and Minnesota Vikings and current Quality Assurance Lead at the Chick-Fil-A College Football Hall of Fame
• My Finances Are My Future – Rashedia Mayhane, Southeast Regional Vice President, Operation HOPE, Inc.
• How To Interact With The Law – Samuel Washington, Juvenile Probation Officer, Fulton County Juvenile Court (FCJC)
Commissioner Hall planned the conference the encourage young men to consider strategies for ensuring successful futures through healthy lifestyles, marketable skills, well-balanced relationships, and successful careers.
For more information about the conference, contact the office of Commissioner Hall at 404-612-8226.