A salute to Black History Month, the theme of this year's event is Reflect on the Past: Discover the Future. Breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. and feature student performances and keynote apeaker Chad Dion Lassiter, who is nationally recognized in the fields of race relations and violence prevention among African-American males. His research interest attempts to contribute to a more informed analysis of the diverse ways adolescents and families, especially people of color, cope with socio-economic challenges and institutional racism. He is affiliated with the Black Men at Penn School of Social Work, Inc., at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice. The group, which he co-founded, seeks to recruit black males into the profession of social work and provide anti-racism and violence prevention training to urban and suburban schools around the country. Chad Dion Lassiter currently serves on the College's Board of Trustees.
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