Help Celebrate the UNCF Empower Me Tour's Fifth Anniversary at Florida Memorial University

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Inspires Youth to Excel in Academic, Financial and Personal Responsibility

In its fifth year, the UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo targets minority college, high school and middle school students and their parents.

The UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo will bring celebrities, interactive exhibits, and more - free - to Florida Memorial University.

The UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo, a free, traveling college-and career-readiness road show will bring celebrities, interactive exhibits, seminars, and more to its fourth tour stop of the 2012-2013 season at Florida Memorial University in Miami, Florida, on Friday, February 8, 2013. A program of UNCF (United Negro College Fund), the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, the UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo will be hosted by Ledisi, Boris Kodjoe, Kim Coles, Lamman Rucker and Jeff Johnson. The tour targets minority middle school, high school and college students and parents, empowering them through career- and college-readiness seminars, personal development workshops and subject-matter expert- and celebrity-led panel discussions. The tour also provides assistance for students and parents around planning and saving for college, college and career success and leadership development.

WHO: Actor Boris Kodjoe, actor and comedian Kim Coles, actor Lamman Rucker, activist Jeff Johnson, president of Paul Quinn College Michael Sorrell, and more .

Workshops, Empower Me Tour Zone and Celebrity Panel Discussions

WHEN: Friday, February 8, 2013

  • Tour Zone

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

  • College & Career Readiness and Celebrity Workshops/Panel Discussions

10:00 AM – 2:15 PM

  • Keeping it Real Celebrity Panel

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

WHERE: Florida Memorial University
15800 Northwest 42nd Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054

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