Daily Archives: 04/19/2011

Leadership 500: Ensuring the Promise of Progress

Omar Woodard

In its 102nd year, the NAACP moves forthrightly into the 21st Century with a new generation of leadership.  With Chairman Roslyn M. Brock and President Benjamin Todd Jealous at the helm, the NAACP is poised to re-engage young professionals on a host of issues from civil rights to wealth creation and social justice.

In addition to Chairman Brock and President Jealous, we have seen the proliferation of a new generation of African American executive leadership in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.  To provide a platform for these current and future leaders to network, from May 26-29 the NAACP will host its 7th Annual Leadership 500 Summit in Hollywood, FL.  It is the NAACP’s premier conference for executives, educators, thought leaders and aspiring leaders from across the U.S.

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