featuring Actor, Producer, Director - Robert Townsend (Meteor Man, Five Heartbeats, Hollywood Shuffle, B.A.P.S. etc.) will be hosted by Heal the Hood Foundation of Memphis and MAW Productions. The Summit will feature comic book story telling classes, a Community Summit with a Q&A session discussing African American Heroes, Meteor Man, Black Panther, social and economic empowerment, Meet and Greet opportunities and many more surprises.
There will be live entertainment, autograph signing, and a huge opportunity to connect youth and adults in a growing culture of minority heroes. This exciting event gives you a in-depth experience with the first African American Super Hero to appear on the silver screen as well about powerful artists, writers, storytellers and visual effects experts. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and it is absolutely FREE. Please RSVP to reserve your spot. In addition to the Summit, we will have a Comic Book Storytelling class for 40 students that are interested in a massive opportunity to see how it's done first hand.
Please RSVP for the classes as well. Here's the schedule:
1pm - 1:45pm - Comic book Story Telling (Hero Empowerment Center)
2pm - 3:50pm - Community Summit featuring Robert Townsend, and a Celebrity Panel hosted by Amy Spears Speropoulos (Community Room)
4pm - 5pm - Meet and Greet, Autograph signing and Mixer (Hero Empowerment Center)
Hickory Ridge Mall - Hero Empowerment Center
6075 Winchester Road
Memphis, TN 38115
Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CST)
Heal the Hood Foundation of Memphis
Heal the Hood Foundation of Memphis (HTH) is a nonprofit organization that uses creative methods of the arts and media science to enact community change in the city of Memphis and surrounding areas.