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Thu, Feb 25, 2021

10:00 AM – 4:15 PM EST (GMT-5)

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Theme: Strength in Numbers
Join us virtually to connect and learn with other Men of Color!

Register for each session below.

*Men of Color includes men who identify as Asian American, Black or African American, Desi American, Indigenous, Latinx, Mixed heritage, Native American, and Pacific Islander

For questions email multicultural@wcupa.edu
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Opportunity Raffle Prizes will be available for participation in each session and for participation in overall conference! The more you participate the more opportunities you will have!
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Conference Mission
The Brothers of Excellence Conference will provide college Men of Color with the knowledge and community connections to:
-identify a social issue that impacts Men of Color.
-explore their civic leadership roles in connection with their multiple identities.
-recognize resources and individuals to create a sense of community of support on campus.

Theme: Strength in Numbers
This year's 5th Annual Brothers of Excellence Conference, “Strength in Numbers” will focus on the importance of love and unity among the community of Men of Color. United we stand, divided we fall. It is in fact, the strength in numbers that empowers us as individuals and in creating change for our communities.

Men of Color include men who identify as: Alaskan Native, Asian American, Black or African American, Caribbean American, Desi American, Indigenous, Latina/o/x, Native American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Multiracial
For questions contact multicultural@wcupa.edu

Schedule & Links (attend as many sessions/workshops as you are able to)
10am-11am: Introduction & Keynote Discussion with Rodney McLeod
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/92663978855?pwd=R2RNNUFKelRqaE5TTld5Q0x4UFZ0dz09
Meeting ID: 926 6397 8855 | Passcode: 614911
11:15am-12pm: Workshop 1: No More Excuses- Giving (and getting) Our Best Relationships
Facilitated by Mike Burwell
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/7899050614?pwd=bm9OcWN2d0Iza3JhVFFyVWpCd1VFUT09
Meeting ID: 789 905 0614 | Passcode: 838701
1pm-1:45pm: Workshop 2: Facing Expectations & Achieving Reality
Facilitated by Patrick Robinson
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/7899050614?pwd=bm9OcWN2d0Iza3JhVFFyVWpCd1VFUT09
Meeting ID: 789 905 0614 | Passcode: 838701
3pm-4:15pm: Mental Wellness Journey Panel & Closing
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/96611380240?pwd=T2hWNWVTYllWTEtPOTFOb01zZjhpQT09
Meeting ID: 966 1138 0240 | Passcode: 519955



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Past Events

Thu, Feb 25, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Private Location (rsvp to display)
5th Annual Brothers of Excellence Conference 2021- Introduction and Keynote Conversation: Rodney McLeod

Rodney McLeod is one of the top safeties in the NFL and was instrumental in helping lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl title in 2017. During this past offseason, Rodney signed a multi-year deal with the Eagles to continue to lead their defense and served again as a team captain for the 2020 NFL Season. Prior to joining the Eagles, Rodney played for the Rams after a stellar collegiate career at UVA.

Rodney has also been on the forefront of several important community initiatives such as voter registration education and social justice. Since 2018, Rodney has been a leading member of the Eagles Social Justice Leadership Council to help continue the conversation on important social issues. Alongside his wife, Rodney launched the Change Our Future Fund which focuses on educational empowerment, community issues, and raising money for cancer research. Additionally, during this past season Rodney was the Week 2 NFLPA Community MVP and the Eagles’ nominee for the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.
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This will be a zoom webinar. You will not appear on the screen. Questions can be asked through the chat function.

Schedule & Links (attend as many sessions/workshops as you are able to)
10am-11am: Introduction & Keynote Discussion with Rodney McLeod
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/92663978855?pwd=R2RNNUFKelRqaE5TTld5Q0x4UFZ0dz09
Meeting ID: 926 6397 8855 | Passcode: 614911
11:15am-12pm: Workshop 1: No More Excuses- Giving (and getting) Our Best Relationships
Facilitated by Mike Burwell
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/7899050614?pwd=bm9OcWN2d0Iza3JhVFFyVWpCd1VFUT09
Meeting ID: 789 905 0614 | Passcode: 838701
1pm-1:45pm: Workshop 2: Facing Expectations & Achieving Reality
Facilitated by Patrick Robinson
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/7899050614?pwd=bm9OcWN2d0Iza3JhVFFyVWpCd1VFUT09
Meeting ID: 789 905 0614 | Passcode: 838701
3pm-4:15pm: Mental Wellness Journey Panel & Closing
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/96611380240?pwd=T2hWNWVTYllWTEtPOTFOb01zZjhpQT09
Meeting ID: 966 1138 0240 | Passcode: 519955

Thu, Feb 25, 2021
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Private Location (rsvp to display)
5th Annual Brothers of Excellence Conference 2021- Workshop 1: No More Excuses- Giving (and getting) Our Best in Relationships

Facilitated by Mike Burwell
This workshop will be a powerful workshop on the importance of surviving various broken relationships and creating new ones for a successful future. Come for a conversation with others.

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This will be a zoom meeting - a time to connect with other Men of Color. Camaras are encouraged to be on. Dress is business casual, button up requested and blazer not required.
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Opportunity Drawing Prizes will be available during this session!

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Schedule & Links (attend as many sessions/workshops as you are able to)
10am-11am: Introduction & Keynote Discussion with Rodney McLeod
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/92663978855?pwd=R2RNNUFKelRqaE5TTld5Q0x4UFZ0dz09
Meeting ID: 926 6397 8855 | Passcode: 614911
11:15am-12pm: Workshop 1: No More Excuses- Giving (and getting) Our Best Relationships
Facilitated by Mike Burwell
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/7899050614?pwd=bm9OcWN2d0Iza3JhVFFyVWpCd1VFUT09
Meeting ID: 789 905 0614 | Passcode: 838701
1pm-1:45pm: Workshop 2: Facing Expectations & Achieving Reality
Facilitated by Patrick Robinson
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/7899050614?pwd=bm9OcWN2d0Iza3JhVFFyVWpCd1VFUT09
Meeting ID: 789 905 0614 | Passcode: 838701
3pm-4:15pm: Mental Wellness Journey Panel & Closing
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/96611380240?pwd=T2hWNWVTYllWTEtPOTFOb01zZjhpQT09
Meeting ID: 966 1138 0240 | Passcode: 519955

Thu, Feb 25, 2021
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Private Location (rsvp to display)
5th Annual Brothers of Excellence Conference 2021- Workshop 2: Facing Expectations & Achieving Reality

Facilitated by Patrick Robinson
Fear unchecked can become a mind-killer. This discussion will empower students to turn fear into motivation to accomplish any goal.
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This will be a zoom meeting - a time to connect with other Men of Color. Cameras are encouraged to be on. Dress is business casual, button up requested and blazer not required.
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Opportunity Drawing Prizes will be available during this session!


Schedule & Links (attend as many sessions/workshops as you are able to)
10am-11am: Introduction & Keynote Discussion with Rodney McLeod
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/92663978855?pwd=R2RNNUFKelRqaE5TTld5Q0x4UFZ0dz09
Meeting ID: 926 6397 8855 | Passcode: 614911
11:15am-12pm: Workshop 1: No More Excuses- Giving (and getting) Our Best Relationships
Facilitated by Mike Burwell
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/7899050614?pwd=bm9OcWN2d0Iza3JhVFFyVWpCd1VFUT09
Meeting ID: 789 905 0614 | Passcode: 838701
1pm-1:45pm: Workshop 2: Facing Expectations & Achieving Reality
Facilitated by Patrick Robinson
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/7899050614?pwd=bm9OcWN2d0Iza3JhVFFyVWpCd1VFUT09
Meeting ID: 789 905 0614 | Passcode: 838701
3pm-4:15pm: Mental Wellness Journey Panel & Closing
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/96611380240?pwd=T2hWNWVTYllWTEtPOTFOb01zZjhpQT09
Meeting ID: 966 1138 0240 | Passcode: 519955

Thu, Feb 25, 2021
3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Private Location (rsvp to display)
5th Annual Brothers of Excellence Conference 2021- Panel & Closing: Mental Wellness Journey Panel

Join us and hear about the many journeys on mental wellness from other Men of Color. Panelist include an alumni, current graduate student, staff member and more.
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This will be a zoom webinar - a time to connect with other Men of Color. You will not appear on camera, but you will be able to pose questions to the panelist.
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Opportunity Drawing Prizes will be available!


Schedule & Links (attend as many sessions/workshops as you are able to)
10am-11am: Introduction & Keynote Discussion with Rodney McLeod
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/92663978855?pwd=R2RNNUFKelRqaE5TTld5Q0x4UFZ0dz09
Meeting ID: 926 6397 8855 | Passcode: 614911
11:15am-12pm: Workshop 1: No More Excuses- Giving (and getting) Our Best Relationships
Facilitated by Mike Burwell
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/7899050614?pwd=bm9OcWN2d0Iza3JhVFFyVWpCd1VFUT09
Meeting ID: 789 905 0614 | Passcode: 838701
1pm-1:45pm: Workshop 2: Facing Expectations & Achieving Reality
Facilitated by Patrick Robinson
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/7899050614?pwd=bm9OcWN2d0Iza3JhVFFyVWpCd1VFUT09
Meeting ID: 789 905 0614 | Passcode: 838701
3pm-4:15pm: Mental Wellness Journey Panel & Closing
https://wcupa.zoom.us/j/96611380240?pwd=T2hWNWVTYllWTEtPOTFOb01zZjhpQT09
Meeting ID: 966 1138 0240 | Passcode: 519955

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Lawrence A. Dowdy Multicultural Center | Website | View More Events

Denice Velez

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