Black Leadership Symposium
November 16, 2016
Breaking the Shackles of Oppression
The Black Leadership Symposium is part of NEBRASKA’s annual diversity leadership symposia series designed to enhance college access and leadership development. The series’ theme this year is Free Yourself: Breaking the Shackles of Oppression.
Students who are nominated to attend will celebrate the opportunities and discuss the challenges of African-American culture. Students will attend sessions designed to address community-related issues and create a plan of action to address these issues. Additionally, attending this event will qualify students to be considered for the NEBRASKA Emerging Leaders tuition scholarship, worth $2,000 and renewable for four academic years.
If you have a guest attending under the age of 18, please have them fill out the forms below and bring them with you the day of your visit.
The attire for the event is business casual. Please dress accordingly.
Cost: $5/person*—Sorry, no refunds. Cost includes lunch and t-shirt.
*FEE WAIVER MAY BE APPROVED FOR STUDENTS ON FREE OR REDUCED LUNCH AT SCHOOL.
Dr. Deadric Williams
Dr. Williams is an assistant professor of sociology. He earned his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Before joining the department, he spent two years as a Postdoctoral Research Associate working on the Minority Health Disparities Initiative (MHDI) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. From 2012-2013, he was an American Sociological Association Minority Fellow.
Contact Liz Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.472.4255 with any questions you may have.