Crafting a United Urban Agenda


On February 21, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the AALF will be hosting a Forum gathering at the University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

Keynote Speaker: U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison

Speakers and Presenters: Eric Mahmoud, Founder and CEO of the Harvest Network of Schools; Kim Nelson, Senior Vice President of External Relations, General Mills Inc.; Bobby Champion, Minneapolis State Senator; Rev. Jerry McAfee, Pastor of New Salem Baptist Church; Stella Whitney-West, CEO of North Point Health and Wellness

Musical Entertainment: The Sounds of Blackness

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AALF leader, Gary Cunningham discusses the racial inequalities in philanthropy in the article below:

          Members of the African American Leadership Forum (AALF) were saddened to hear the announcement of Minneapolis Public Schools S

AALF Overview

The African America Leadership Forum is a movement of African American leaders and stewards across five metropolitan areas - the Twin Cities.

The solution to social, education, and economic disparities must come from within the African American community. This is the impetus for creation of the African American Leadership Forum.



  A just and healthy society that works equally well for everyone.