Sons Summit Set for June 30, 2017

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Sons Summit Set for June 30, 2017

Posted: 06/16/2017
Sons Summit 2On June 30, 2017 from 1-6 p.m., the City of Knoxville’s Save Our Sons initiative and Pellissippi State Community College will present the Sons Summit II, a day of speakers and workshops focused on creating opportunity and eliminating violence-related deaths among Knoxville’s boys and young men of color ages 14-24. The event will be held at the Magnolia Campus of Pellissippi State Community College located at 1610 E. Magnolia Ave.

Mayor Madeline Rogero, City of Knoxville staff,  keynote speaker Chris Blue - winner of “The Voice” Season 12, Knoxville native and University of Tennessee football player Todd Kelly Jr., criminal justice professional and motivational speaker Charles Brown, and former NFL running back and past Regional Director to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development LeRoy Thompson will speak to boys and young men of color between the ages of 14 and 24.
 
Workshop topics will include Success and Service, Engagement with Law Enforcement, and Setting Goals. 

Admission is free, but registration is required. Lunch will be included. 

The first 15 Sons to register for the Summit will receive free movie tickets from Regal Entertainment Group.

At the event, door prizes will be given away, and attendees will be able to register for a chance to win an Apple iPad.

Online registration available at https://sonssummit2.eventbrite.com.

Register Now

For additional information, contact Tatia M. Harris at 865-215-2831 or Kevin Perry at 865-215-2589.

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