2011 National Urban League Conference, Boston: Jobs: Rebuilding America

FREE Events


Official Conference Kick Off - Opening Keynote Address With Marc H. Morial
Join National Urban League President & CEO Marc H. Morial and special guests as we kick off the conference, Redeem the Dream: Jobs Rebuild America, in Philadelphia. This is an event that you don't want to miss!

**We have 200 pairs of
Urban League Live tickets available for the public on Thurs., July 25th. You must complete the Expo Hall Passport to qualify.**

Join us for the Grand Opening at 11am at the Pennsylvania Convention Center! Tickets are first come, first served so arrive early!


The N.U.L. Experience Expo Hall
There's something for everyone so bring the entire family! Explore more than 100 exhibits with information, resources, food and fun plus bring your volunteer group to participate in the hand-on projects in the Volunteer Zone! And don't miss the free screening in the Health Zone. Discover colleges and universities as well as scholarship organizations that can assist in the college entrance process a the College Fair. Plus, check out the hottest entertainment and celebrity-filled panel discussions o the Empowerment Stage!

FRIDAY, JULY 26 — 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Special Town Hall - Hip Hop Culture: Exploitation and Empowerment
Co-presented by the National Urban League and the Hip Hop Caucus
Take part in this social Town Hall on Hip Hop Culture. While Hip Hop can promote negative images and messages, it also provides a powerful platform for the disenfranchised to be heard, to mobilize, and to create economic opportunity. How can you empower yourself and your community through this thriving culture? Come let your voice be heard and hear from music industry leaders, Hip Hop artists, critics, and entrepreneurs.

SATURDAY, JULY 27 — 7:00AM - 8:30AM

Power Walk Walk With Marc!
Start point: Marriott Hotel, 12th Street & Filbert Street
Get up and get groovin'! Join the National Urban League for the Power Walk with Marc sponsored by Coca-Cola, a power packed workout that will get you dancing and energized. Get started with the hottest line dances follower by a brisk walk through Philadelphia ending with a soulful total body cool down combining breathing and stretching. An invigorating and fun start to an empowered day!

SATURDAY, JULY 27 — 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Small Business Matters: One Day Entrepreneurship Summit (at the Lowes Hotel)
Learn how to take your business idea or company to the next level with informative sessions, networking opportunities and enriching activities that will equip you with strategies and resources for making your independent enterprise profitable.

Register for FREE here to reserve your space today!