Author Jason Irby Attends the Black Men’s Solutions Summit Sponsored by Walmart, Tyson Foods, Proctor & Gamble, University of Arkansas, and Others

On November 8, 2014, Jason Irby, author of Love Within Life, enjoyed the opportunity to meet author and Georgetown University professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, ABC News reporter, T.J. Holmes, and author and actor Hill Harper at the Black Men’s Solution Summit held at the John L. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers, Arkansas.

Dr. Randal Pinkett, President and CEO of BCT Partners, Richelieu Dennis of SheaMoisture, and Dr. Javon Johnson, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at San Francisco State University were also presentation leaders.

The summit was designed to be an event that helps build a stronger community of black men and develop solutions for success.

Irby, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

Irby, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

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Author and Humanitarian Jason Irby Hosted Observance of National Domestic Violence Month

Jason Irby, author of Love Within Life, recently released his latest book in the series.  The new book is entitled Love Within Life: So, You Want To Stop Violence?

Irby hosted an event along with Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers in observance of National Domestic Violence Month on October 25, 2014 at the senator’s office located at 217 Main Street in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Guest speakers and presenters included Dorcas VanGilst, LPC and Director of the Women’s Ministries at the Dorcus House for Women and Children, Rev. Edna Morgan of Healing Place Ministries, and Officer Robert Sturd formally of the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department.

Additional participants included University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) youth mentoring organizations Essence of a Woman and Black Male Achievers, Shannice Ears of Fitness Boot Camp, Angela Johnson, Vice President of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s (UALR) Ethics Bowl Team, and the Jefferson County Boys and Girls Club.

Presenters at the observance event offered substantial information and resources that are available to address domestic violence and related issues.

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