The National Black United Front

Convention 2005 Schedule
Theme: Operational Unity & Grassroots Organizing

THURSDAY – July 14th
3:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

REGISTRATION

7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

OPENING CEREMONY & MASS RALLEY
Keynote Speaker: Minister Louis Farrakhan
                       at the
Metropolitan Spiritual Church of Christ
1231 Garfield
Kansas City Missouri 64127

FRIDAY – July 15th
8:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

REGISTRATION

9:00 A.M. – 9:30 A.M.

OPENING SESSION & WELCOME
 
9:300 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
  • PLENARY I:
    Grassroots Organizing
  • Setting Up an NBUF Chapter
  • Use of Technology in the Organizing Process
  • Skills Development in the Following Areas
    • public relations & Media
    • media fundraising skills
    • community organizing
    • political research
    • recruiting volunteers
    • Youth Organizing Strategies
11:30 A.M. – Noon
SHOP with VENDORS
 
Noon – 1:30 P.M.
LUNCH
 
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
  • WORKSHOP SESSIONS:
  • Grassroots recruiting & youth organizing
  • Health
  • Economics
  • Reparations
  • Technology
  • International affairs
3:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
  • PLENARY II
  • Hip-Hop & the African Liberation Movement
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. National Elections
6:00 P.M. – 7:15 P.M. Diner On Your Own
7:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. CONCERT: At the Convention Site

SATURDAY – July 16th
8:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

REGISTRATION: At the Convention Site

9:00 A.M. – 9:30 A.M.

OPENING SESSION & WELCOME
 
9:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
  • WORKSHOP SESSIONS:
  • African Centered Education
  • Building Grassroots Technological Infrastructure
  • Economic Self-sufficiency
  • Campaign for Justice
  • Health & Wellness
  • Reparations
  • Electorial Politics
11:30 A.M. – Noon
SHOP with VENDORS
 
Noon – 1:00 P.M.
LUNCH
1:00 – 3:00 P.M.
  • WORKSHOP SESSIONS:
  • African Centered Education
  • Building Grassroots Technological Infrastructure
  • Economic Self-sufficiency
  • Campaign for Justice
  • Health & Wellness
  • Reparations
  • Electorial Politics
3:00 – 4:00 P.M.
  • PLENARY III:
    Conducted by Dr. Conrad Worrill, NBUF National Chair
  • Status & Direction of the Worldwide Reparations Movement
  • The Million Man March
4:00 – 5:00 P.M.
VENDORS
7:00 – 9:00 P.M.
NATIONAL BANQUET
St. Marks Child and Development Center
2008 East 12th St
Kansas City, Missouri
Invited Keynote Speaker: U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney

SUNDAY - July 17th
9:00 – 11:00 A.M.

SPIRITUAL SERVICE


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