MOTHERS AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

 

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TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2024

Community Health Fair "Your Health, Your Legacy - A Health Fair Empowering You To Make A Difference"
Jack and Jill of America, Inc will bring families together for a healthier future. As part of the 46th National Convention, Your Health, Engage in healthy heart, blood pressure, and kidney screenings as well as mental health, crown club and healthy kids eating activities. The American Red Cross will also host a blood drive.

Join some of our partners: American Heart Association, March of Dimes, St. Jude Hospital and the American Red Cross as we work together to empower healthy futures for African-American families.

President's Welcome Reception (Chapter Presidents/Invitation Only)

Paisley Park is Prince's extraordinary estate and production complex and a place where art, music, fashion, and culture are celebrated, energized, and inspired by the visionary creative spirit of Prince.  This is a unique opportunity to experience what it was like for Prince to create, produce, and perform inside this private sanctuary and remarkable production complex. Throughout the experience, see artifacts from Prince's personal archives, including iconic concert wardrobe, awards, musical instruments, artwork, motorcycles, rare music, and video recordings

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2024

Welcome Party Featuring DJ Vince Adams and Shelia E.

Kick off the 46th National Convention with an iconic Welcome Party!  DJ Vince Adams is a name that has resonated throughout the party scene for the past 25 years and one of the few Chicago DJs to personally spin for President Barack Obama. 
 

What better way to be welcomed to Minneapolis than by world famous Percussionist Shelia E.! Get ready to dance the night away to her hits "The Glamourous Life" and "Love Bizarre."

THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2024

Associates Breakfast
"Crown Jewels of the Pink and Blue"

Ahh...the Associates Life! Let's show the mothers what the other side looks like by having a good time with music, fun, and other surprises. All Associates are encourgaged to welcome our new Associates in the Bridging Over Ceremony.

Legislative Luncheon
"Democracy, Justice, & Equity:  The Power of Advocacy"

Join us for the Legislative Luncheon at the Minneapolis Hilton on July 25, 2024, from 11:45 am to 1:45 pm, where legal luminaries, including state attorneys general and judges, will share messages of hope and encouragement amidst the tumultuous legal landscape of the past five years in the US, under the theme "Democracy, Justice, & Equity: The Power of Advocacy". Experience an inspiring gathering in the Grand Ballroom as we delve into the transformative potential of advocacy in shaping a more just and equitable society.

JJOA Family Night
“JJOA Family Night Sports Center, Celebrating the Sports Culture of Minneapolis"

Bring the whole family for an evening of laughter, games, and bonding at our Mid-Western Region Family Fun Night! From carnival games to interactive activities, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Create cherished memories with your loved ones as you partake in the fun-filled festivities.

FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2024

Programming Luncheon
Celebrate the Best of the Best in your pink and blue Derby inspired attire at  "Running for the Roses, Celebrating the Champion in All of Us" Programming Luncheon. Experience the Parade of Champions, live music, a keynote speaker, and hat fashion show,

Election Party and Concert Featuring Bel Biv DeVoe (BBD)
Celebrate the "Masterpiece of Leadership" with BBD. The band is best known for their debut album, the multi-platinum selling Poison, a key work in the new jack swing movement of the 1990sthat combined elements of traditional soul and R&B with hip hop

SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2024

Closing Gala, "A Crystal Night in Lights" with Jay Ellis

Celebrate the Masterpiece of Legacy at 46th National Convention Gala hosted by Jay Ellis. Mr. Ellis the is an LA-based actor, writer, director, and producer. He is best known for his role s ‘Lawrence’ on HBO’s critically-acclaimed, Golden Globe-nominated series Insecure, created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore. Ellis also played ‘Lt. Reuben ‘Playback’ Fitch in the recent box-office hit Top Gun: Maverick. Ellis most recently appeared opposite Alison Brie in the Amazon Prime romantic comedy, Somebody I Used to Know. Jay won a 2018 NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Supporting Actor” in a Comedy Series. Jay also starred as ‘Bryce “Blue” Westbrook’ on the hit BET series The Game from 2013-2015. Jay served as the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Spokesman. The Obama administration requested him to speak and moderate a panel at the White House for the final My Brother’s Keeper summit.

Music Entertainment Provided by Gritz and Jelly Butter Band.