UNI-CUE's Educational Talent Search to sponsor Men of Change conference

May 10, 2018
Contact: 

Carlos Frazier, recruiter and adviser, UNI-CUE's Educational Talent Search, 319-273-4795, carlos.frazier@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Educational Talent Search, a program of the University of Northern Iowa Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE), is sponsoring the Men of Change conference on Friday, May 18, at UNI-CUE, 800 Sycamore Street, Waterloo, Iowa.

The conference will host 40 minority young men in grades 7 through 10 from area middle and high schools. These young men will be given the opportunity to engage with minority community leaders on the following topics:

- Financial Literacy
- Social Media and Life Skills
- Community Engagement
- Academics and Sports

Facilitators and guest speakers will include: Mark Nook, UNI president; Jim Wohlpart, UNI provost; Quentin Hart, mayor of Waterloo; Lance Dunn, Waterloo human resource director; Rep. Ras Smith; Abraham Funchess, human rights director; Robert Smith Jr., UNI-CUE director; Marvin Spencer, probation officer; and Todd Goodson Sr.

For more information about the Men of Change conference, contact Carlos Frazier, recruiter and adviser for UNI-CUE's Educational Talent Search, at 319-273-4795 or carlos.frazier@uni.edu.