Black Alumnae GatherFor Conference

Thursday, November 4, 1999 (All day)

Black Alumnae Conference

Sisters Stride into the Millenium:
Learning from the Past, Building in the Present, and Providing for Our Future
November 5-7, 1999

Brought to you by APAU, MHACASA and The Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5
4-10pm
Registration, Betty Shabazz House

7pm
Light Dinner, Betty Shabazz House

8-10pm
Introductions, Betty Shabazz House

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
8:30-9:30am
Breakfast/Introductions, Willits-Hallowell Center

9:30am-12pm
Registration, Betty Shabazz House

9:45-10:45am: Workshops
"Continuing the Tradition of Legal and Political Activism"
Marie Oliver Jackson-Thompson '69

"Economic Prosperity: Investing in Ourselves and in Our Future"
Asaki D. Johnson '95

"Giving Voice to Our Silence: The Necessity of Poetry in the Lives of Women of Color"
Jacqueline Jones LaMon '78
Lydia Okutoro '98

"Networking Within the MHC Community"
Ynez Boyd Wilkins '84

12:15-1:15pm
Lunch, Blanchard Student Center

1:30-3pm
Talent Show (Open to the 5-College community), Chapin Auditorium

3:30-4:30pm: Workshop
"Spiritual Development: Our Ancestors, Ourselves, Our Children"
Maisha Hamilton-Bennett '70

4:30-6:15pm
Free Time

6:15-8pm
Dinner, Willits-Hallowell Center
Keynote Speaker: Karen Davis-Delk '82, Senior VP Human Resources, GE Capital Commercial Direct

8pm-12am
Semi-Formal, Chapin Auditorium

11pm-4am
After-Party, Betty Shabazz House

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7
9am
Breakfast, Willits-Hallowell Center

11am
Closing Service

12pm
Light Brunch, Betty Shabazz House

4pm
Performance, Girls Choir of Harlem, Abbey Chapel