AAPC Approaches, Makes the News

  • Trying to move out of Mama’s house into your own house?
  • Tired of being pigeon-holed at work, but don’t know how to reinvent yourself?
  • Looking for a second income, but need to know where to start?

Then, the Sixth Annual Ariel Chrisis-Hunter African American Professionals Conference (AAPC) is the place you want to be Friday, Nov. 11. The conference will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at TCC’s South Campus, 5301 Campus Drive.

About the Conference

Registration is $99 for professionals and $49 for students. Conference organizers are trying to recruit 75 students to participate in the Emerging Professionals track. Scholarship sponsors are being enlisted to help defray the cost of student registrations.

Fort Worth attorney and TCC alumnus Glenn Lewis will be the luncheon keynote speaker.  Workshop topics include:

  • “Moving from Mama’s House to Your House,”
  • “The Real Entrepreneurs of DFW”
  • “Ballin’ On a Budget”
  • “More Bang for Your Marketing Bucks.”

In the News

News about the conference is hitting the airways. Catch this weekend’s interview with Scott Murray of TCC’s South Campus, Continuing Education Director Alisa Jones and AAPC Conference Coordinator Jerilyn Edmonds. “Five Talk Street” airs on KXAS-TV 5 at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6.

You can also hear a recent interview featuring the conference by the Honorable Maryellen Hicks on KKDA Soul 73’s “Speak Out.” Jones and Edmonds are joined by TCC Public Information Coordinator Rita L.B. Parson and AAPC Marketing Committee Chair Eryane Hill of UnityOne Credit Union.  Click on the podcast below to listen to the weekly program.  Register for the conference or get more information at www.tccd.edu/AfricanAmericanProfessionals.