Having Our Voices Heard -- A Conference for African-Americans Who Stutter
Having Our Voices Heard: A Conference For African-Americans Who Stutter is a component of African-American Women Who Stutter Project. This much needed national focused, groundbreaking conference is the first of its kind, focusing on how stuttering effects the overall quality of life of African-Americans who stutter.
April 27-28, 2012
Friday-Saturday, 8:00AM to 5:00PMState University of New York
Empire State College Metropolitan Center
325 Hudson St. (Hudson & Van Dam Streets), New York, NY 10013
(Entrance on Van Dam Street)
The conference will provide African-Americans who stutter the opportunity to come together with the concerned-community of clergy, educators, healthcare providers, human service providers, psychologists, social workers, sociologists, speech pathologists, and others who desire to gain insight on this often misunderstood speech disorder, also breaking the society silence, especially in the African-American community.
African-American Women Who Stutter Project is an initiative of The Clara Cantrell Clemmons Assistance Center. It is designed to bring awareness of African-American women who stutter, to show how stuttering effects their overall quality of life. This project will encompass the gathering, documentation and dissemination of information on African-American women who stutter.
The Clara Cantrell Clemmons Assistance Center, Inc. established in 1993 is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of African-Americans, with a special focus on African-American women. Since its inception the center has provided a variety of services to men, women and children. The founder and CEO is an African-American woman who stutters.
Registration Fee: $100.00 * One Day: $75.00 --- Deadline: April 12, 2012
Forms (printable, in Adobe PDF format):
After April 12 and on site: $125.00* One Day $90.00
Contact: Eloise Tyler718-777-4397 Toll Free 1-888-766-1414; email email@example.com The Cara Cantrell Clemmons Assistance Cneter, Inc. P.O.Box 160 New York, NY 10116 Phone: 718-777-4397 Fax: 718-777-2170
email: AAWSP@cclemmonscenter.org - website: www.cclemmonscenter.org