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Wednesday -  July 26, 2023

Registration/  Reception

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

* additional meet and greets fundrasers to be announced to registraints

Thursday- July 27, 2023

 Welcome and Plenanry Session

( Registration starts 6:30 a.m.- noon/7:15- 8:15 a.m.Continental breakfast  (coffee, tea juices and water available throughout day)

Meetings and Breakout sessions


Lunch and awards ceremony with keynote -11:45 a.m. - 1:00p.m.

Dream Foundation Reception

5:30-8:30- Live Entertainment

 Friday- July 28, 2023

7:00 a.m- 8:00 a.m.Continental breakfast ( coffee, tea, juice and water) 

 Meetings and Breakout Sessions  8:00 a.m.-Noon

Saturday - July 29, 2023

8 :00 a.m.-9 :00 a.m. 

*Progress plan/ plenary- Lunch- Disburse at 1:30


Past Panelist included the following..........

Dr. Tameka Hobbs, PhD 

Dr. Dale Brill,PhD 

 Meeting Room A

8:00-8:50-Prenary Session- Opening  welcoming remarks and address from a key speaker and special guest

9:00-9:55- What is race and what is race in America

10:05-11:00- Health Equity ( Including Mental Health) : Panel discussion on equality in health care delivery , access and health gaps permeated throughout health systems  and provider networks 

11:05-noon - Measurement and Accountability: Putting Data to work for social justice

 Lunch ( 12:10-1:25)- Awards ceremony and keynote address. 

1:30-2:30 - Education and Entrepreneurship: Establishing a partnership for success

2:35-3:35- History ( African American history)  its preservation and  preserving historical sites and properties as our visual  guide to heal a nation;  to include the history of  voting  as a cornerstone of democracy 

3:40-4:25- Life Equity: Homelessness, poverty and access to rescources .. the role of faith , government and service gaps 

4:30-5:20- Making Florida whole: a panel of interdisciplinary leaders in academia, the arts, politics. business and law... concluding actionable priorities to improve on race, equality, justice and opportunity in Florida. 

Meeting Room B

9:00- 10:00- Intersection of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual preference, culture and race.... failures  and opportunities specific to equality, justice and inclusion 

10:00-11:00- African America History, Art and literature: African American History and the relevance of its teaching and its literature 

11:00-noon- The Success of  Purpose- Built  Community Based Development 

Lunch (12:10-1:25) - Award ceremony and keynote address 

1:30-2:30- Healing : A panel discussion on urban Florida's  high murder rate and  the disproportionate impact on many children of color.... how urban cities and families cope, and the of  law enforcement.

2:35-3:35- Criminal Justice Reform: The opportunities and challenges, making sure that the system is just, free of bias and placing families and rehabilitation first.

3:40-4:40- Opportunities Florida Small Business Roundtable: an overview of  barriers to entry  and entrepreneurship, and business diversity in the sunshine state for minority and women-owned business. 

4:45-5:30- HBCU Roundtable: The role of HBCU's at addressing diversity across socioeconomic, racial and ethnic groups in Florida through its educational mission   



*Purchase ticket to register for conference at the link above

Hotel Reservation: Group rate reservations for the event are  now open at $159 per night .  To secure a room call  (866)996-6338 or local (407) 996-6338 and ask for Group rate for The Dream Foundation 

           Brandon Wolfe                    Equality Florida                 Media Relations Manager

              Andrew Warren, Esq                                     State Attorney of Hillsborough County 

Jennifer Carroll Former Lt Governor of Florida

Tony Jenkins

Market President for Florida Blue

 Tim Giuliani                                                     President & CEO                                                            Orlando Economic Partnership

Tangela L. Sears

Founder                                                                    Florida Parents of Murdered Children 

 Ad In Program Booklet, Register To Attend, Exhibit Space

Full Page-$625

Half Page- $400

Quarter Page- $275

Sarah Couture

Florida State Director,

Fines and Fees  Justice Center

Dr. Keith D. Parker, PhD

FAMU Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Chair, 2021 National Civil Rights Conference

                                                                                         Register by clicking HERE 


The purchase of a "Live The  Dream" license plate, the nations first license plate bearing Dr. Kings image, is an investment in children, families and maginalized communities. To become an owner of the "Live The Dream" license plate,  go to your local tax collectors office to make the purchase. A list of offices are  here. Secondly, you can always make an inquiry at the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles(DHSMV)

Deidre A. Keller

Dean of Florida A&M University College of Law

Kayla Tanner

Student Advisory Board, Dilliard University Center For Racial Justice


One adult ticket -$75.00 ($100 after June 30, 2023)

Government rate: $50.00

 Student: $30.00

Tickets and Registration

Sponsorship, and Advertisement


Gold- - $2500.00

Silver- $2000






 July 27, 28-29, 2023

 AC Marriott University and State Capitol, Tallahassee

  State Representative,  Bruce Antone

 Former Chair of Florida Legislative Black Caucus

                 Eddy Maritin                                Executive Director  Lift Orlando

Dr. Anthony Culyer PhD 

Nikki Fried, Chair of the Floida Democratic Party, former  Florida Commissioner of Agriculture

* session topics are subject to change as proposals are still being accepted