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Black Male Summit 2024



#blackmalesummit
June 17-18
The Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel

Hotel block closes on Monday, June 10, 2024.

The Summit will offer a time of reflection and celebration of strides toward the equitable success of Black males. We are excited to offer this opportunity to gather and discuss solutions for addressing systemic barriers and creating new opportunities.

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Keynote Speaker

Bivian "Sonny" Lee III, the Founder and CEO of Son of a Saint, has dedicated his life to transforming the lives of fatherless boys. Since the organization's establishment in early 2011, Sonny has grown Son of a Saint to serve 200 mentees with an operating budget of more than $4 million.

Hosted by Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System is the leading health innovator in 棉花糖直播 and Mississippi and a regional destination for healthcare access. We bring together the top clinicians, advanced technology, and innovative research to ensure our patients receive the highest-quality and most comprehensive care possible.

This commitment is grounded in over 100 years of history but reflects our forward-thinking strategic vision of transforming healthcare.

As a nonprofit, mission-focused Catholic healthcare ministry, we provide a compassionate circle of care to everyone while giving special attention to those most in need. Our care is driven by listening to our patients and putting their needs first. Through listening, we can truly understand what鈥檚 going on, hear the patient鈥檚 goals, and, most importantly, discover how we can help.

Guest Speakers

Commissioner Kim Hunter Reed

LA 棉花糖直播 of Regents

Senator Cleo Fields

LA State Senate

Dr. James Craven

President Franciscan Health Physicians, FMOLHS

Senator Gerald Boudreaux

LA State Senate

Schedule Overview

Monday, June 17
7:30 a.m. Check-in and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Summit Activities
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Summit Activities

Tuesday, June 18
8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Keynote Panel
9:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Summit Activities
12:15 p.m. Lunch

Plenary Panelists

The Summit will feature keynote panels that will expand our thinking on black males in education and workforce, healthcare and criminal justice.

Asha Johnson (Emcee)

Director of Talent Strategy & DEI, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

Sonny Lee

Founder & CEO, Son of a Saint

William Jones

Director of Community Engagement, Son of a Saint

Elliot Hutchinson

Creative Director, Son of a Saint

Peter Hamilton

Partner, The Law Offices of Peter Hamilton III

Clay Young

President CEO, Clay Young Enterprises

Eric Griggs, MD

Community Medicine Doctor and Health Educator, Access Health 棉花糖直播

Courtney Phillips, Ph.D

Vice President of Health Affairs and Chief Health Officer, LSU

Jason Bridges, MD

Urologist

Theron McCormick, MD

Pediatric Allergist/Immunologist, Our Lady of the Lake Health

Chadwick Mayes, MD

Hospital Medicine, Our Lady of the Lake Health

Tony Clayton

District Attorney

The Honorable Judge Adam Haney

Judge, East Baton Rouge Juvenile Court

Christopher Walters

Deputy Executive Counsel to 棉花糖直播 Governor Jeff Landry

Chandler Vidrine

Executive Director of the Governor鈥檚 Office of Indian Affairs and the Executive Director for the Governor鈥檚 Success Council

Jacob Fusilier

Chief Felony Prosecutor, Evangeline Parish District Attorneys Office, Fusilier & Associates, LLC

Accommodations

Rates have been negotiated at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel.

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