WASHINGTON--As recent tragic events in the United States have caused a focus on law enforcement in the country, Russell Simmons, Founder of RushCard, is set to speak at the upcoming 40th Anniversary Training Conference hosted by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). It is the year's largest gathering of international black law enforcement executives.
The theme for the 40th Anniversary Training Conference is "NOBLE @40: Justice by Action Then, Now and Tomorrow." The conference will offer a wide array of plenaries, professional networking receptions, forums, and technical workshops. This year's conference will honor former United States Attorney General Eric Holder-the nation's first ever African-American to hold the post-and feature keynote speaker Dr. Lee Brown, former New York City Police Commissioner and Houston Mayor, among other distinguished past and present leaders in law enforcement.
The NOBLE 15th Annual Youth Leadership Conference for youth ages 14-18 (July 17-19th) presented by SunTrust will run concurrently, and is set to be held on the campus of the University of District of Columbia. The theme for this year's youth conference is "My Future, My Choice." Simmons, who is the Founder of RushCard, will also speak to nearly 800 youth at NOBLE's 15th Annual Youth Leadership Conference.
WHAT: The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives' (NOBLE) 15th Annual Youth Leadership Conference, presented by SunTrust. This year the conference, which is geared for youth ages 14-18, the theme is "My Future, My Choice."
WHO: Russell Simmons, Founder of RushCard
WHEN: Tuesday, July 19, 2016
EVENT: NOBLE 40th Training Conference Russell Simmons set to deliver remarks to 1,200 law enforcement executives
TIME: 12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Marriott Wardman Conference
2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington, DC 20008
EVENT: NOBLE 15th Annual Youth Leadership Conference Presented by SunTrust Russell Simmons speaks to 800 youth
TIME: 1:50 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
LOCATION: University of District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
WHY: As America works to heal the wounds of recent tragic events involving the country's law enforcement, this conference will address solutions and inspire a hopeful tomorrow.