"Communities Conference II: Civic Conversation Continue"

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Presented by Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts at Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts, Eatonville FL

Jan 26
"Communities Conference II: Civic Conversation Continue"

Celebrating the Cultural Arts & the Community Action Connection

Conference Background: In recognition of the 130th anniversary of the Incorporation of Historic Eatonville (August 15, 1887), known popularly as “the oldest incorporated African American municipality in the United States, “ZORA! Festival 2017 organized the “Communities Conference: Civic Conversation Concerning 21st Century American Life in Communities of Color.” to explore issues and concerns which occur, over and over, in communities of color and to determine ways of improving the quality of life for those persons who reside in them. The response was so positive that the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, after consulting with a number of constituencies, determined to continue the conversation.


Full Conference Package (includes Thursday continental breakfast, lunch & Thursday & Friday Receptions) — $175.00

Special Fee Structure for Senior Citizens (55+): Excludes Meals Full Conference $90.00

Contact: 407-647-3307

Tickets not available at door.

Contact: 407-647-3307

Email: office@preserveeatonville.org

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Conference Structure: In an opening plenary session and 75-minute breakout workshop breakout session, conferees will interact locally and nationally-recognized thinkers and community-based activists on topics, including personal finance, education options, community economics, cultural vibrancy, community wellness, and civic engagement.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts

227 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville, FL 32751

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