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Atlanta City Council Member Michael Julian Bond to Honor the National Black MBA Association at Morehouse College Saturday

Post Date:11/15/2019 2:40 PM

ACC Media Advisory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Council Communications
Atlanta City Hall
55 Trinity Ave. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

CONTACT:
Michael Ulmer, Communications Specialist
Office: (404) 330-6056
Mobile: (470) 825-5250
mmulmer@atlantaga.gov

November 15, 2019

Atlanta City Council Member Michael Julian Bond to Honor the National Black MBA Association at Morehouse College Saturday 

WHO:                 Post 1 At-Large Council member Michael Julian Bond

WHAT:               National Black MBA Atlanta Chapter 2019 Men’s Leadership Summit             

WHEN:              Saturday, Nov. 16 from 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

WHERE:            Walter E. Massey Leadership Center, Westview Drive SW and West End Ave. SW

BACKGROUND: Join Council member Michael Julian Bond as he honors the National Black MBA Association at Morehouse College during the Association’s 2019 Men's Summit taking place Saturday, Nov. 15 from 8 a.m.–1 p.m.at the Walter E. Massey Leadership Center.

“This is a true honor to recognize this tremendous organization,” Bond said. “The National Black MBA Association Atlanta Chapter has awarded millions in scholarships to deserving high school, undergraduate and graduate school students during the past 40 years, which has helped to develop a solid pipeline of leaders and enabled progression from the classroom to the boardroom.”

As part of the theme “Men Innovating Atlanta 2019,” Saturday’s event will be an opportunity to explore what Atlanta means to its residents, identify roles and functions of black men in society, and present learning opportunities about ensuring ways that this community can be supported.

Established in 1980, the National Black MBA Association Atlanta Chapter is a nonprofit comprised of business professionals, entrepreneurs and MBA students. The National Black MBA Association Atlanta Chapter is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the black community. The organization operates around five channels of engagement – education, professional development, leadership development, entrepreneurship and lifestyle. With more than 1,300 members, the National Black MBA Association Atlanta Chapter is the largest chapter in the National Black MBA Association in the country and has been recognized as a thought-leader in the professional and civic communities.

Atlanta City Council
The Atlanta City Council is the chief policy-making body for the City of Atlanta. It acts by considering and enacting all laws that govern the City. The council also approves the operating and capital budgets for the City as recommended by the mayor, and it continually monitors revenues and expenditures for local government operations. The Atlanta City Council reviews and has final say on many land-use and zoning matters. Major economic development projects for the City also fall under the council’s consideration.

The Atlanta City Council is comprised of 12 districts and three at-large posts. Council representatives include: Council President: Felicia A. Moore; District 1: Carla Smith; District 2: Amir Farokhi; District 3: Antonio Brown; District 4: Cleta Winslow; District 5: Natalyn Mosby Archibong; District 6: Jennifer N. Ide; District 7: Howard Shook; District 8: J.P. Matzigkeit; District 9: Dustin Hillis; District 10: Andrea L. Boone; District 11: Marci Collier Overstreet; District 12: Joyce M. Sheperd; Post 1 At-Large: Michael Julian Bond; Post 2 At-Large: Matt Westmoreland; and Post 3 At-Large: Andre Dickens.

To learn more about the Atlanta City Council, please visit http://citycouncil.atlantaga.gov/. For the latest updates, follow the Atlanta City Council on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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