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Profound Gentlemen’s 4th annual Community Impact Assembly brings male educators with a purpose together. From March 7-10, Profound Gentlemen will host its 4th annual Community Impact Assembly in Charlotte. Community Impact Assembly (CIA) is a retreat-style conference that gathers approximately 200 male educators of color from around the country for a weekend of educational development, self-reflection, and establishing relationships. This years’ conference theme is “Educators With Purpose." Over the course of the weekend, participants will be invited to visit innovative classrooms, participate in thought-partner conversations, indulge in reflective activities, and engage in workshops hosted by outstanding educators in our community. 

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Profound Gentlemen believe that when educators fully grasp their “why”, they will act with a sense of urgency and intentionality. Community Impact Assembly will invite educators to collectively spend time reflecting on our purpose and how it connects to the larger community. As part of the conference, Profound Gentlemen will honor the profound work of educators from around the country at the Night of Impact dinner on Saturday, March 9th. This year, we will be honoring an NC male educator who has made a tremendous impact in their school’s community with the inaugural Dr. E.E. Waddell Award. The award will be presented in honor of the renowned Charlotte educator and community leader, Dr. E.E. Waddell. Night of Impact is open to the community, and tickets can be purchased on PG’s Eventbrite page. 

Profound Gentlemen is a national organization whose mission is to build a local community of male educators of color who provide a profound additional impact on boys of color. Since 2014, PG has strived to retain educators who dismantle the cradle to prison pipeline by establishing a cradle to career pipeline. To date, PG supports over 350 men of color in education across five markets: North Carolina, Chicago, D.C., Memphis, and Atlanta. www.profoundgentlemen.org

For registration information visit the website. 


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