Frator Heru Institute Community Program Guide
The Frator Heru Institute
Saturday 1-Day Workshops in March 2013
March 2: #030-A: 501c3 SEMINAR: NON-PROFITS 101 Time: 11a.m. – 3p.m.
This course is designed to familiarize participants with the structure of tax-exempt organizations, appropriate organizational governance and community development. It is not intended to provide legal or financial advice to participants. Participants will be referred to legal and accounting resources as needed.
Facilitator: Ms. Linda Waters Richardson has been working on community development projects for most of her professional career. She has been a grant maker and community organizer and currently serves as the President of the Uptown Entertainment & Development Corporation (UEDC, Inc.), owners of the Uptown Theater. She has a Master’s in Science from New Hampshire University and has been an instructor at Temple University and Bryn Mawr University.
March 9: #033: HIV / AIDS 101 Time: 11a.m. – 1p.m.
Did you know that Philadelphia has the 2nd highest rate of HIV infection in the nation? And, African Americans represent the majority of all HIV/AIDS cases in the city. One in every 50 African- Americans in Philadelphia is infected with HIV and our youth are at risk with 15% of all new HIV infections among those 13-24 years old. The Black community is greatly impacted by HIV/AIDS and we can no longer sit idly while our community is devastated by this epidemic.
Facilitator: Ms. Nancy Asha Molock graduated from Cheyney University with a degree in Education and taught in the School District of Philadelphia where she retired after 30 years. Now an HIV/AIDS advocate / activist she saw the need to combat stigma, shame, denial and ignorance in the Black Community surrounding the issues of HIV/AIDS. To address this need she founded the Women’s Empowerment & Educational Network (WEEN) for the purpose of conducting HIV/AIDS educational workshops. Her goal is to help the Black Community come to terms with this epidemic by dialoguing more about HIV/AIDS and then taking action to help stop its spread.
March 16: #002: ROP FACILITATOR INTENSIVE TRAINING WS Time: 1oa.m. – 5p.m.
Here is an opportunity to stop the talk and start the walk! This practical, solution-driven and reality-based Rites-of-Passage Facilitator Intensive Training WS (FHI Certification optional) will prepare practitioners to pro-actively address the critical development and concerns of young people.
Facilitator: Mr. Yumy Odom, Chief Facilitator, Founder of The Frator Heru Institute, has been a multidisciplinary educator for over 30 years.
March 23: #014-B: COMIC BOOK CREATION WS Time: 1oa.m. – 4p.m.
This East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention (ECBACC) workshop is designed to help guide dedicated students in improving their creative and artistic skills. This workshop is for anyone interested in the comic book industry.
Fee: $50.00 (Fee includes consulting, portfolio review, follow-up and website advertisement)
Facilitator: Mr. Akinşeye Brown is a Philadelphia native who has made his mark in the comic book world through his own publication company entitled Sokoya Comics, which produces his main title Sannkofamaan and the groundbreaking HTD: How to Draw Afrakan Superheroes.
March 30: #017: HRS FACILITATOR INTENSIVE TRAINING WS Time: 1oa.m. – 3p.m.
The principal aim of this Human Race Studies (HRS) 1-day certification workshop (Certification optional) is to prepare participants to become “public authorities” on this critical and multifaceted issue in “post-racial America” (Not!). Participants will be provided clear, factual, definitive information and data to address the critical issues related to notions of race, racism and ethnicity with the objective of creating a healthy human racial ideology.
Fee: $25.00 (Or $50.00 for Certification)
Facilitator: Mr. Yumy Odom, HB, has been a multidisciplinary educator and scientist for over 30 years and introduced the first HRS Certification WS in the region in the Spring of 1990.
Monday, February 11 – Thursday, May 2, 2013
Late Registration Dates:
Saturday, February 2 / 11a.m. – 3p.m.
Monday, February 11 / 6p.m. – 8p.m.
The Frator Heru Institute
c/o The AAUF Bldg.
2227 N. Broad St. / 3rd FF
Philadelphia, PA 19132
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