The Legislators of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland host a series of panel discussions and workshops tackling the issues of economic development, education, social justice, health and how to tap into Maryland’s $365 Billion Dollar economy at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis, MD.
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Registration & Breakfast:
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome & History
9:30 – 12:00 p.m.
9:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Opioid Epidemic Seminar Series
Panel: Attacking The Opioid Epidemic
Film: Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opioid Addict
Panel: Opioid Forum: Combating the Crisis
9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Workshops
Workshop A: The State of HBCU’s: Where Are We? and Where We Need to Be?
Workshop B: Dollars & Sense” How Small Businesses can Maximize Cash Flow while Performing Government and Private Contracts.
Workshop C: State of the Black Chamber of Commerce and Economic Opportunities
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Workshops
Workshop A: No Vacancy: Revitalizing Vacant and Blighted Properties
Workshop B: The Economic Impact of Supremacy, Bigotry, and Racism
Workshop C: Beyond the Walls of the Hospital
Workshop D: Parole Reform
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon
Keynote Speaker Dr. Joanne Martin, Blacks and Wax Museum
1:15 – 4:00 p.m. Health Track
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Veterans Helping Veterans Workshop
1:30 – 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
Workshop A: Medical Cannabis Update – Disparity Study
Workshop B: Navigating the Grant Process: Tapping into State and Federal Grant Opportunities
Workshop C: Understanding Individualized Education Program (IEP): Special Education Law & Policy
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
Workshop A: The Gateway to Real Reentry: Expungement and Bail Reform
Workshop B: The Census and Redistricting in the State of Maryland
Workshop C: Smoothing the Rough Road to Effectively Addressing Alzheimer’s & Related Dementias through Caregiving, Research and Public Policy
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Close Out Plenary & Evaluation