Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center 
123 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604

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Tracey Miller, Assistant to the Mayor 
City of Rochester
585 428-7045 

Mayor Lovely Warren presents: Inspiring our community today, tomorrow and always!

“Sleep Doesn’t Help When it’s Your Soul That’s Tired. Come to the Conference to Get Inspired!” A Conference to connect you to service providers from the private sector, city and county government, and other agencies to help equip you with the knowledge and resources to empower you.

The Conference will also consist of a number of workshops that will provide you with useful information to help you successfully navigate some of the life situations you encounter.

There are 300 seats available for the “Inspiring our community today, tomorrow and always!” Conference;  Each workshop session was crafted with the well-being of the community in mind.

Registration is first come, first served. 


8 a.m.      Registration and Continental Breakfast 

8:30 am  Welcome from the Mayor

 9:00 am Combined Opening Session for Men and Women

Title:  “Who You Surround Yourself With, is Who You Are” 

 9:35 to 10:35 a.m. Session One 

choose one workshop per session - workshops listed below

10:50 to 11:50 a.m. Session Two

choose one workshop per session - workshops listed below

12:05 to 1:05 p.m. Session Three

choose one worksop per session - workshops listed below

1:15 p.m. Conference Luncheon: Introduction of Keynote Speaker by Deputy Mayor Dr. Cedric Alexander 

Title“Building Your Heritage Versus Leaving a Legacy: How Does Building on Your Heritage Help You leave a Lasting Legacy”

 1:50 p.m. Network and vist vendors

Workshops for Women - choose one workshop per session

Workshop 1: Title: “My Business, Building Wealth: What You Need to Know Before Starting Your Business and How to Grow Your Business”

Have you dreamed about being your own boss and working for yourself? Do you need a college degree or additional education to start and lead a business? Receive an introductory overview on how you can start and successfully grow your business.

Workshop 2: Title: “Knowing How to Advocate for Your Children”

How do you navigate institutional systems to successfully advocate for your children? Come and learn how and equip yourself with the tools you need to make the best decisions for your child. Learn how to empower yourself to become your children’s best advocate.

Workshop 3: Title: “Dealing with the Things in Your Closet”

Free yourself from shame and the things you have hidden away from others. Let go of those hidden things and use them as stepping stones to become the person you want to be.

Workshop 4: Title: "Stepping Out on Faith: Understanding Your Past, So You can Ignite Your Future - Men and Women

Your future is filled with the promise of what can be. It’s time to let go and make peace with your past and began to live the life you desire, free from the old you. Receive the encouragement you need to move forward into your destiny!