The 2017 BCS Leadership Initiative

Black Families Matter: The State of the Black Family

Background

The year 2015 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the release of the Moynihan Report (formally titled The Negro American Family: The Case for National Action). It explored reasons for the dramatic rise in out-of-wedlock births among African-Americans between 1940 and 1965 and probable consequences. Unexpectedly, the report generated a storm of protests, particularly from the emerging cultural left. It was soon politically buried, and with Moynihan’s warnings unheeded, the problems besetting African-American families worsened into the late twentieth century.

Moreover, the problems spread, as ill-formed social policies shaped martial decline and economic impoverishment that eroded the white middle class.

Objectives

The BCS Leadership Initiative will:

Give fresh attention to the report and its implications through a conference, a book, and a documentary film;
Call together leaders in the Black Conservative movement to hear scholars analyze new and often surprising historical research on the African-American family;
Examining the biblical foundation and identifying the role of church in building strong families:

Sponsorships & Registration

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Silver Sponsorship
You will receive a digital ad in Freedom’s Journal Institute directory ad and a 1/2 page ad in the program book; two tickets for reception and lunch. Investment: $2,500.00

Gold Sponsorship
You will also receive a digital ad on Freedom’s Journal Institute website; Freedom’s Journal Institute directory ad; a full-page ad in the program book; four tickets for reception and lunch. Investment: $5,000.00

Platinum Sponsorship
You will receive a digital ad on Freedom’s Journal Institute website; Freedom’s Journal Institute directory ad; a full-page ad in the program book. Plus four tickets for reception and lunch. Investment: $10,000

Co-Sponsor
Co-Sponsors will share billing with the host organization. Logos will appear on the backdrop on stage. You will receive a digital ad on Freedom’s Journal Institute website and a full-page ad in the program book. Plus eight tickets for reception and lunch. Investment: $15,000

 

Agenda

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The Heritage Foundation
214 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

Itinerary:

Thursday June 15th 2017

Reception 6:30 pm-8:30 pm (Heritage rooftop if weather permits)

Friday, June 16th 2017

9:00-9:15 check-in

9:15-9:30 Welcome/Prayer

9:30-10:00 Marriage is for White People? TBD

10:00-10:30 New Deal or Raw deal? Dr. Alan Carlson

10:30-11:00 Moynihan Report TBD

11:00-11:30 Great Society and welfare Star Parker

11:30-12:00 the challenges facing the black family
and the Black Church’s response Dr. William Bradford Wilcox

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:30 Building Strong Marriages Dr. John Trent

1:30-2:00 The King Family Legacy Dr. Alveda King

2:00-2:30 Abortion’s effect on the Black Family Walter Hoye

2:30-3:00 Factophobia: Homosexuality's Devastating Impact in the Black Communitiy Ryan Bomberger

3:00-3:30 Biblical worldview Dr. Eric Wallace

3:30-4:00 Pastor’s Panel: Dr. Wallace Moderator
Ben Kinchlow; Alveda King; Bishop E.W. Jackson; Bishop Davis

Saturday, June 17th

The March for Marriage (Time and meeting place TBD)

 

Speakers

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Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr

Confirmed
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Ben Kinchlow

Confirmed
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Eric M. Wallace, PhD

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Brian Brown

Confirmed
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Dr. Alveda King

Confirmed
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Star Parker

Confirmed
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Allan Carlson, PhD

Confirmed
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Walter Hoye

Confirmed
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Rev. Ceasar LeFlore

confirmed
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Ryan Bomberger

Confirmed
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John Trent, PhD

Confirmed
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Walter E. Williams, PHD

Invited
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HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson

Invited
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Raynard Jackson

Confirmed
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Bishop E.W. Jackson

Invited
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Lainna Callentine, MD

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Armstrong Williams

Invited
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Omarosa Manigault Newman

Invited
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Pastor John Newman

Invited

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