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Austin Students Invited to Men and Boys Conference Saturday

The last African American Men and Boys Conference of the 2010-2011 school year will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at J. Frank Dobie Middle School, located at 1200 E. Rundberg Lane. The keynote speaker will be Patrick Patterson, Executive Director of the University of Texas Community Outreach Centers, and a former principal of LBJ High School. There will also be a special performance by R&B artist Ja’Quan.

Workshops will be held for parents, students and educators. Workshop topics will also include life skills and employment, and responsible relationships.

Refreshments will be provided and door prizes will be given. For more information, call conference sponsor Michael Lofton at 585-6696.