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Block Conference

 University of the Pacific's

Community Involvement Program and Community Involvement Program Student Association

BLOCK Conference

Building Leaders Overcoming Challenges with Knowledge  

"Supporting Young Men of Color"  

The Community Involvement Program and Community Involvement Program Student Association is proud to present the BLOCK (Building Leaders Overcoming Challenges with Knowledge) Conference on October 4, 2019 at Pacific. Collaborating with alumni, community organizations and agencies, workshop formats are specifically designed for local underrepresented youth promoting academic and personal excellence.  

The mission of the BLOCK conference is to connect, inspire and support local youth (specifically targeting boys and young men of color) to engage and excel academically, promote responsibility and self-advocacy, and improve communication and self-efficacy. Ultimately, encouraging educational engagement leads to college as a realistic option for each youth.  

BLOCK Conference Event Details  

Date: October 2, 2020

Time: 8:00 am -2:00 pm

This day includes:

Guest Keynote

Motivational Speakers

Workshops will consist of:

Foundation Building, Leadership Building Activities, Tools to Success, Empowerment Sessions and more.

For further information please send email:

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2018 BLOCK report can be found here.