African American Leadership Council Holds Meet and Greet
Sojourner’s Truth Staff
Several dozen community
members joined the African American Leadership Council of
United Way on Thursday, May 9 for a meet and greet at The
Truth Art Gallery.
“This is our way of
thanking and engaging people whom we don’t know,” said Joint
Council Chairman Patrice McClellan, EdD, of the reason for
The invited guests took
the opportunity to speak with AALC members and volunteer to
assist the AALC committees in their work in the community.
The AALC Leadership
Development committee plans the Council’s Lunch with Leaders
series that brings experienced African American leaders
together to share their expertise on important topics. The
Strategic Partnerships committee leads the Council’s
investment in a minority scholarship program for local
students in partnership with its Brothers on the Rise
program. The committee also supports a partnership with Read
for Literacy and initiates the Real Men READ-y program.