Smith Family Foundation of New Jersey Announces 2nd Annual  Blacks in Philanthropy Conference: “Bridging the Gap” 

The Smith Family Foundation of New Jersey (SFFNJ) is  excited to announce the 2nd Annual Blacks in Philanthropy Conference,  themed “Bridging the Gap,” to be held at 471 Parkway Ave, Trenton, NJ. The  highly anticipated event will take place on Thursday, August 24, 2023, from 8:00  AM to 4:00 PM. 

The Blacks in Philanthropy Conference serves as a platform to celebrate and showcase the  incredible contributions of black philanthropy within the community. This event aims to foster  collaboration, inspire new ideas, and address relevant issues faced by the black community. 

Distinguished Keynote Speaker: 

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Sharnita C. Johnson, Executive Officer, and Co-Director of the Victoria Foundation, will deliver  the keynote address. As a prominent leader in the philanthropic sector, Ms. Johnson brings a  wealth of knowledge and experience that will undoubtedly inspire and empower attendees. 

“We are honored to have Sharnita C. Johnson as our keynote speaker for this year’s  conference,” said Harold Smith, Director of Operations of SFFNJ. “Her dedication to  empowering marginalized communities and her outstanding work in philanthropy make her an  exemplary figure for our theme, ‘Bridging the Gap.'” 

The conference will feature a series of engaging panels, workshops, and presentations by  esteemed speakers from diverse backgrounds. Participants will have the opportunity to gain  insights into effective strategies for driving positive change, creating sustainable impact, and  addressing critical issues within the black community. 

“We believe in the power of collective action and the importance of building bridges to drive  positive change,” said Katherine Nunnally, CEO of SFFNJ. “This conference is a space for learning, sharing experiences, and nurturing meaningful connections that will help us move our  community forever forward.” 

Event Details: 

Date: Thursday, August 24, 2023 

Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Venue: 471 Parkway Ave, Trenton, NJ 

Registration for the 2nd Annual Blacks in Philanthropy Conference is now open, and interested attendees can secure their spot by clicking here. Early registration is highly encouraged as space is limited. 

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