MSA Spring Summit

2021 Virtual Spring Summit

MSA Virtual Spring Summit 2021

Join us online for our two-day Virtual MSA Spring Summit on
Friday, April 9th from 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Saturday, April 10th from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

The 12th Annual Spring Summit has gone virtual! We are inviting middle school students, high school students, undergraduate students enrolled in a two-year or four-year college, professional and graduate program candidates, administrators, faculty, staff, parents and guardians.


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Powerful Keynote Speakers

MSA Spring Summit Keynote Speaker Eric Thomas
World-renowned speaker, educator and Pastor.

MSA keynote speaker Shaun King
Writer, activist and co-founder of Real Justice PAC.

MSA Spring Summit Keynote Speaker Victor Rios
Award-winning professor and acclaimed author.

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Also offered at 2021 Virtual Male Success Alliance Spring Summit:

Workshops for Parents and Guardians
Spring Summit Juan Terrazas
Spring Summit College Knowledge Workshop
Spring Summit Black Boys and Men Workshop

Arts Empowerment Sessions

Sizzle Fantastic, Cumbiaton DJ
Sizzle Fantastic,
Cumbiatón DJ

MSA keynote speaker Shaun King
Nani Chacon,
Wall/Therapy Muralist

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Carlos Arevalo and Bardo Martinez,
Chicano Batman Musicians



Summit Overview

Friday, April 9, 2021

9:30 a.m.  -  10:00 a.m.  Empowerment through the Arts | Live Music from Cultural Empowerment DJ Sizzle Fantastic

10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  Opening Keynote Address | Dr. Eric Thomas

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Keynote Question & Answer Session | Dr. Eric Thomas

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Empowerment through the Arts | Conversation with Artist Nani Chacon

12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Break

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.    Breakout Sessions

  • How Institutions Support Male Students of Color
  • Hearing "His-Story": Real Experiences of High School and College Men of Color | Dr. Antonio Martinez and Dr. Vincent Harris
  • College Knowledge Workshop
  • Taller de Universidad
  • Helping Young Adults Prepare for College
  • Black Boys and Men: Fact or Fiction | Jonathan Henderson
  • This is My Journey | Robert Cunningham, Alumnus Gabe Ezechuwku

1:30 p.m. -  1:40 p.m.     Break

1:40 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.       Closing Keynote Address and Q&A | Shaun King

2:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.       Closing Remarks & Empowerment through the Arts | Conversation with Carlos and Bardo from Chicano Batman


Saturday, April 10, 2021

9:30 a.m.  -  10:00 a.m.  Empowerment through the Arts, Live Music from Cultural Empowerment | Opening Remark

10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  Opening Keynote Address | Dr. Victor Rios

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  Keynote Question & Answer Session | Dr. Victor Rios

11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  Empowerment through the Arts 

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Break

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.    Breakout Sessions 

  • College Knowledge Workshop
  • Taller de Universidad
  • Coping with Daily Stress and Frustrations
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Building Bridges of Consciousness: Understanding Who You Are and How to Respond to Racism | Dr. Sy Stokes
  • Student Consciousness Discussion on Campus Organizing, Activism, and Political Engagement with Wisdom Cole
  • Empowering Men of Color on Campus: Building Student Community
  • Alone in America: An Undocumented Child's Journey | Juan Terrazas

 

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