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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
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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.
227 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville, FL 32751