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September 23-26
National MED Week 2001
“Strategies for Growth in
the American Economy”
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Contact: (877) MED Week

September 24-26
National Institute on Drug Abuse
“Bridging Science and
Culture to Improve
Drug Abuse Research in
Minority Communities”
Wyndam Franklin Plaza Hotel
Contact: Mildred Prioleau
or Tracy Davis
Phone: (301) 468-6008
E-mail: [email protected]
or [email protected]

September 27-29
National Association for
Black Geologists & Geophysicists
Annual Conference
“NABGG — Celebrating 20 Years — Reflecting on Our Past,
Focusing on the Future”
PanAmerican Life Conference Center
New Orleans
Contact: Patricia M. Hall
4212 San Felipe, Suite 420
Houston, Texas, 77027-2902
Web: www.

September 27-30
National Association of
Student Affairs Professionals
Inaugural National Summit
on Black Greek-Letter
“A Critical Time for Change:
Strengthening the Legacy”
Contact: (773) 442-4270
E-mail: [email protected]

September 30-October 3
Online Learning 2001 Conference
& Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center
Contact: Tom Reidy
Phone: (212) 966-0024
Fax: (212) 966-0642
E-mail: [email protected]


October 5-6
13th Annual Cheikh Anta Diop
“Afrocentricity: Deepening Our
Understanding of Culture”
Holiday Inn, Independence Mall
Contact: Ana Yenenga
Phone: (215) 782-3214
E-mail: [email protected]

October 5-9
Second Annual GEAR UP National Conference
“Sustaining the GEAR UP Movement for Education Reform: The Role of Higher Education in Supporting K-16/Community Partnerships”
Washington Hilton and Towers Hotel
Phone: (202) 530-1135
Fax: (202) 530-0809

October 7-9
National Black Child Development Institute 31st Annual Conference
“Rewriting the Script: Lifting Up Achievement”
Fontainebleau Hilton Resort and Towers
Miami Beach, Fla.
Contact: (800) 556-2234

October 11-12
13th Annual Black Women’s Leadership Conference
“Back to the Future: Purpose, Passion and Priorities”
Crystal Park Hotel & Casino
Compton, Calif.
October 17-20
Middle Atlantic Writers Association Inc.
“Facing the Rising Sun: Recent Trends and New Authors in Africana Literature”
Sheraton Columbia, Columbia, Md.
Contact: Gerri Bates
Phone: (443) 885-1167
Fax: (410) 319-3166
E-mail: [email protected]

October 18-21
Eighth National HBCU Faculty
Development Symposium
“Collaborating to Build Learning
Communities in a Technical World”
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside, Norfolk, Va.
Contact: HBCU Faculty Development Network
Phone: (601) 977-7861
Fax: (601) 977-6148
E-mail: [email protected]

October 19
Contemporary African
Issues Conference
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, Conn.
Contact: Dr. Chiaku Ndu
Phone: (860) 465-5393

October 24-26
Colorado Workplace Equity Coalition
17th Annual Conference
“Riding the Waves of Change”
Pueblo Convention Center
Pueblo, Colo.
Contact: Agatha Jackson at (719) 564-4919 or Carla Elam-Floyd at (303) 628-6334

October 24-27
11th Annual Gwendolyn Brooks
Writers’ Conference
“The Black Arts Movement in Varying Genres and the Culture We Inherit”
Chicago State University, Chicago
Contact: Gwendolyn Brooks Center for Black Literature and Creative Writing
Phone: (773) 995-4440
Fax: (773) 995-3603
October 25-27
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance
and Abolition
Third Annual Conference
“Sisterhood and Slavery: Transatlantic Antislavery and Women’s Rights”
Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
Contact: Robert P. Forbes, Associate dir.
Tel: (203) 432-3339
Fax: (203) 432-6943
E-mail: [email protected]

October 26-28
American Federation of Teachers’
Civil & Human Rights Conference
“Human Rights in an Era of
Compassionate Conservatism”
Hyatt Regency Washington
Contact: AFT
Phone: (202) 879-4400

October 27-30
15th Annual Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Conference
“Excellence Through Diversity:
Celebrating Our Past and
Reshaping Our Future”
Caribe Hilton
San Juan, Puerto Rico
E-mail: [email protected]

Oct. 31-Nov. 3
Annual Biomedical Research
Conference for Minority Students
“Preparing Scientists for the 21st
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Orlando, Fla.
Contact: American Society for Microbiology Education Department
Phone: (202) 942-9288
Fax: (202) 942-9329
E-mail: [email protected]

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