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Event:
11th Annual Chicago African Summit
Date:
May 13, 2017 10:00 am
Category:
Organizer:
United African Organization
Phone:
312-949-9980
events@uniteafricans.org
Updated:
February 1, 2017
Address:
Chicago, IL, United States

AGENDA

The 11th annual Chicago African Summit and Community Resource Fair returns to Bronzeville, Chicago for a one-day forum for reflection, engagement and networking as we grapple with critical issues facing the African immigrant and refugee community today: immigration reform, refugee resettlement, affordable housing, employment, healthcare, and role of the diaspora in promoting democracy and providing humanitarian assistance. The event includes a Community Resource Fair that provides information about employment, immigration, legal services, housing, health screenings and other resources for participants.

REGISTER

9:00AM  Breakfast & Resource Fair
10:00AM OPENING REMARKS
PLENERY SESSION A
PLENERY SESSION B
PLENERY SESSION C
2:00PM THE END

RESOURCE FAIR

PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE:

  • ACCESS Community Health Network
  • Community Care Alliance of Illinois
  • Illinois Department of Employment Security
  • United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Beloved Community Family Wellness Center
  • CIGNA Health
  • Aetna Better Health, Illinois
  • Medulla LLC
  • Illinicare Health
  • WellCare Inc

THE EXPERIENCE

Rich sessions for you

Imagine this: One unique space with special focus on contemporary African issues, public policy advocacy, and community empowerment.

  • Enjoy extensive networking opportunities with scholars, legislators, community activists, policy advocates, students and community allies;
  • Engage in constructive dialogue and reflection on critical issues facing Africans in the Diaspora;
  • Connect with information and resources on employment, immigration, legal services, housing, health screenings and other at the Community Resource Fair.
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FAQ

Got questions? We have answers…


1. When and where is the Chicago African Summit & Resource Fair?
 Held annually in May to commemorate African Liberation Day, the Chicago African Summit & Resource Fair will take place on May 13, 2017 in Chicago, IL Schedule 10:00am - 2:00 pm              

 

 

2. How much is the registration?
 Registration is FREE. Click here to Register now!.

 

3. Can I bring a guest?
 We welcome you and guests to the Chicago African Summit & Resource Fair. However for planning purposes we encourage all attendees to register.

 

4. Will there be Internet access?
 Yes, complimentary Internet access will be available.

 

5. What should I wear?
 Attire is business casual. Feel free to dress in traditional African attire. 

 

6. How can we participate in the Resource Fair?

 

7. How do I update my registration details?
 Click here if you need to change or cancel your registration,

 

8. Have other questions?

 Email events@uniteafricans.org or call 312-949-9980.