Friday - August 25, 2017
Saturday - August 26, 2017
Sunday - August 27, 2017

8:00 – 5:00         Registration        3rd floor Grand Ballroom Registration Booth


9:00 – 9:30         Welcome! -3rd floor Grand ballroom

                               Prayer: Danny Buggs

                               Spoken Word: Princess

9:30 – 11:30        Plenary 1

The Family as a System and Introducing Strengths-Based Approach


  • Families are systems and not merely people sharing the same roof and biology

  • Families can be healed using the strengths based approach


Presenter: Baba Wakesa and Mama Afiya Madzimoyo, AYA Educational Institute

11:30 – 12:30   Break/Lunch (on your own)


12:30 – 2:00   Interfaith Congregation (Jumu'ah) Prayer  Level 1, Georgia Hall, 2-6


2:00 – 2:30    Break


2:30- 4:00          Plenary 2   

Street Violence: Prevention Starts in the Home  


  • Identify how dysfunctions in the home can lead to street violence

  • Introduce utilizing CBOs (community based organizations) to reach families in                   crisis through case management and mentorship

  • What parents, neighborhoods and communities can do to build a true village with the same values

  • Tools to address mental health crisis in our Families

  • Understanding the effects of internalized oppression at the DNA level and reversing it



Derrick Boazman, Radio host (WAOK), Business Owner, Community Activist, Former Atlanta City Councilman

Gary Talib Wright, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President for Student Development, Morehouse College

Asad Shabazz, Director of Young People in Action International

David Muhammad, Local Representative, Atlanta 10K Fearless Headquarters of the South

Brother Zacharias, Unite or Die Campaign and 360 We God

4:00 – 5:35  Plenary 3

The Family as our Wealth and Power Base


  • Define Wealth, Legacy and how Family and Marriage are the Basis of Wealth

  • How to Build Wealth

  • What to do when the “bootstraps” are broken and you’re down and out

  • How we can connect our people with our own business owners/entrepreneurs & creating our own economies to employ our people, particularly those who are deemed unemployable



Evan Richmond Gregory Jeffery, CEO of ERGJ Enterprises/ERGJ Black Bazaar/ERGJ Black Bookstore, New Black Wall Street (Founder), Author

Haqq Andre Muhammad, CEO Nu Republic

Steve Ewing, CEO Wade Ford

Professor Devin Robinson, Author, Urban Business Institute & Beauty Supply Institute, Founder/CEO


5:30 – Until    Market Place/Dinner (on your own)


6:00 – 9:00      Banquet       Level 1, Capital Ballroom

Closing the Gaps and Building Unity Among the Indigenous People


  • To dialogue on how the Indigenous people as a whole (African-American, Native American, African, Latino, Asian) can overcome White supremacy ideology and internal obstacles that keep us apart

  • To share methods of building operational unity politically, socially, economically


Moderated by Student Min. Abel Muhammad (Mexican descent)


  • Quese IMC, (Pawnee/Seminole)

  • Yonasda Lonewolf-Hill (Lakota Sioux/Black)

  • Americos X Perez (Puerto Rican)

  • Sadia Nuhu (Ghana)

  • Asad Shabazz (Black)

Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor

8:00 – 12:00      Registration Booth, 3rd floor


8:45 – 9:00     Guided Meditation


                           Spoken Word: Sister Shariem

9:00 – 11:00    Plenary 1  Grand Ballroom

Strengthening and Preserving Our Families: An Intergenerational Conversation


  • Present participants with the most productive approaches to properly establish relationships from birth to senior; dating vs courtship

  • Tools on how can youth set the stage for future success through relationships 

  • Conflict is Natural in any Relationship. How do Families Properly Manage & Resolve Conflicts to Avoid Crisis; How do we support families in distress

  • The function of parenting in shaping healthy relationships                                                                                                                                                                         


L’Dia Men-Naa, Wholistic Health Educator, Consultant

Min. Nuri Muhammad, Nation of Islam Student Minister, Author of “Before You Say I Do”

Diane Jahfari Milner, (Family Therapy) M.S., ICADC II, RM, CHHC


11:00 – 12:00   Break/Lunch (On your own)


12:00 - 2:00   Plenary 2

Countering the Effects & Impact of the Civil/Criminal Justice Courts on our Families


  • Understand how the Justice System impacts our family economy, our mental health, and our relationships with; bail, fines, child support and police violence

  • Present strategies on combatting police violence in our community including legislative, boycott, establishing our own community police force, our own 911 communications system, referral system for mental health crisis

  • Present best practices on how we can address issues of child support, sustaining mental health while preserving family strength and integrity

  • The role of the Arts in changing street culture



Nia Sade Akinyemi w/ guest Jessie Murray, Coalition for Justice & Police Accountability

Mary-Pat C Hector, National Action Network, National Youth Director

Nuri Muhammad, Nation of Islam Student Minister, Author

Hassane Muhammad, Esq., Founder, Justice Law; COO of Black Lawyers for Justice

2:00 – 2:30     Break               


2:30 – 4:00       Plenary 3

Health Care and Caring for Our Health


  • Understand the Present HealthCare System and Current Transitions

  • Learn how we can we support our families by collectively building an Independent                 Continuum of Care

  • Establish Benchmarks to Improve our Own Personal Health

  • Insurance Considerations



Baba Leonard Dunston, IBW Board Member, former President of the

National Association of Black Social Workers, Convener of the Black Family Summit

Dr. Akili Muhammad, Physician

Representative of “Vaxxed” (tba)


4:00 – 4:05       Break


4:05 – 5:00       Family: Let’s Take it International Plenary 4

International Affairs in Uniting Families and Wealth

Bro. Akbar Muhammad, International NOI Representative for Africa

Bro. Americos X Perez, Reporting on current affairs in the Americas


5:00 – 7:30      Dinner (on your own)

7:30 – 8:00      Doors open (Ballroom)

8:00 – 10:00   Saturday Nite Swag – Entertainment

2:00 PM       

Family Day Address

Processional: Giwayen Mata


Minister Tavares Stephens, Spoken Word    


Words from Indigenous Family

Music Selection

Family Day Address: Honorable Min. Louis Farrakhan