The Summit


October 20, 2018
Center For Urban Families, 2201 N. Monroe Street

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Each year the Practitioners Leadership Institute (PLI) hosts a summit that touches on relevant topics pertaining to the current times, PLI themes and issues that impact the broader community. Keeping in line with this please mark your calendars for Saturday, October 20th, as we conclude this year’s Grassroots Academy for practitioners in the field of Boys and Men of Color (BMOC).

This event is intended to spark ideation around effective and innovative approaches that will greatly benefit the BMOC throughout the city. This years Summit will focus it agenda around the future of funding priorities in Baltimore and the impact of Fatherhood. Join us and other grassroots stakeholders as we collaborate to further support the aspirations of those in this great city!

Don't miss a wonderful opportunity to connect with some of Baltimore's best grassroots agents of change! Meet our new Boys and Men of Color Academy Fellows and hear about the GREAT work they do to improve the outcomes of our city's aspiring youth and men!

Senator-Elect. Antonio Hayes and Baltimore’s philanthropic leaders will discuss the current and changing funding landscape.

You also have the chance to meet Omar Epps best known for his roles in timeless cultural films, Love and Basketball and Juice. He joins us to have a dialogue about his new book From Fatherless To Fatherhood. Everyone will receive a copy of his new book! The, limited, VIP experience includes a signed copy of his new book, and a meet and greet! Don't let this be an event you wished you attended!

2018 Summit

Building Capacity & Creating Impact

Summit Location
Center For Urban Families
2201 N. Monroe Street
Baltimore MD 21217


2018 PLI Summit Speakers 

Omar Epps

 Antonio Hayes
Senator Elect
 Maryland State Senate


  Shanaysha M. Sauls
   Baltimore Community Foundation

Tomi Hiers
 Baltimore Civic Site
Annie E. Casey Foundation

  John Brothers
T. Rowe Price Foundation

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