The last in a series of AARP Black History Month National Town Halls exploring issues of importance to the African American community will come to Detroit on April 24.
The free public event – to be held at Wayne State University’s Eugene Applebaum College Auditorium, 259 Mack Ave., Detroit, from 6 to 9 p.m. – will examine financial security issues during Money Smart Week, the week of April 23rd. There will be a reception from 5-6 p.m.
The gathering also will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, observe the 50th anniversary of his assassination, and reflect on the pivotal year 1968: “50 Years: 1968-2018. What’s Next?”
Keynote speaker will be Lisa Mesa, Enterprise Relationship Manager, LinkedIn and CEO, Fancyfied, LLC. Mesa will highlight building a personal brand as a financial security tool.
Part of the focus of the town hall will be on the importance of achieving and maintaining personal long-term financial security and resilience at every stage of one’s life.
The evening will feature interactive breakout sessions led by panels of local financial experts. The sessions will be:
The Detroit event will close out the AARP Black History Month Town Hall series, which also has traveled to Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and New Orleans.
his is a free event but registration is required. Please go to www.aarp.org/mi to register.
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