Our Area of Focus

Leadership Development

Our leadership development is such that it facilitates execution of a company’s strategy through building alignment, winning mindshare and growing the capabilities of others focusing on increasing the pipeline of emerging leaders who are individuals of African Descent..


To see that the Corporation’s policies, guidelines, and activities are such that they help develop, promote, sustain, and increase the pipeline of emerging leaders who are individuals of African Descent within the Greater Rochester Area. To ensure that the Corporation’s policies and procedures are such that they provide leadership development in the economic disadvantaged community.


The committee will be responsible for increasing the participation of minorities in leadership positions by partnering with other organizations and providing leadership training.  Establish leadership programs which identify and trains individuals in the community to participate in civic and leadership roles on Boards and in the community.

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Upcoming Events

  • 9
  • May

Eighth Annual Recognition Program

Silent Auction 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Event Luncheon 12:00pm to 1:30pm Hyatt Regency Rochester Hotel - 125 E Main Street. - Rochester NY 14604

Sponsorship Ad Information - click hereWe plan to host this year’s Recognition Program on Thursday, May 9, 2024. The program will be conducted between 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM.

  • 13
  • Mar

Spelman College Glee Club Concert

6:30pm 1050 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607, USA

The Glee Club is the premier performance organization for the College and sings for most campus events. It has had the unique opportunity to perform with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, a world- renowned opera singer Jessye Norman, and as a part of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.

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