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Speakers include Kelvin Boston, George Fraser, Denise Rolark Barnes, Andy Shallal

Washington, D.C.-Metropolitan A.M.E. Church and The Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation team up for the fourth consecutive year with PBS-TV’s popular multi-cultural personal finance television series, Moneywise with Kelvin Boston, to present the Annual Moneywise Financial Empowerment Weekend Summit. This free community event will be held at the 176-year old Metropolitan at 1518 M Street, NW, in downtown Washington, D.C.

The weekend kicks off on Friday, October 31st with an Interfaith Community Financial Forum from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The forum will be moderated by Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes, and features Andy Shallal, social justice advocate and owner of Busboys and Poets restaurants; Rev. Jonathan Weaver, Senior Pastor of Greater Mt. Nebo A.M.E. Church in Bowie, MD and National Chair of The Collective Empowerment Group; and Rev. Willie Wilson, Senior Pastor, Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. The Friday night Interfaith Financial Forum is Live Webcast at www.metropolitanamec.org and www.dapcdc.org.

The 4th Annual Moneywise Summit will convene on Saturday, November 1st, from 9:00am to 3:30pm, with an opening presentation by Kelvin Boston, Host of the long-running Moneywise with Kelvin Boston personal finance series; a dynamic address by Maggie Anderson, Author of Our Black Year: Our Family’s Quest to Buy Black in America’s Racially Divided Economy and Founder of The Empowerment Experiment; and a keynote by award-winning speaker, power networking expert and Founder and CEO of Frasernet, George Fraser, author of Success Runs in Our Race and Mission and Unstoppable: Extraordinary Stories of Failure’s Blessings.

The Summit will also include two information-packed panels of financial experts, the vocal stylings of national gospel recording artist Doreen Vail, and a special tribute to the late Lasana Mack, former DC Treasurer and co-founder of APPEAL, Inc. and a presentation by APPEAL, Inc.’s new Executive Director, Dr. Kelechi Egwim and APPEAL board member and Founder of the IKG Cultural Resource Center, Anthony “Tony” Browder.
The church’s Frederick Douglass Social Hall will open at the end of the Summit for networking, book signings, exhibits, voter registration, and refreshments.

For more general information, contact the Metropolitan A.M.E. Church office at 202-331-1426. Participants may REGISTER at www.moneywise2014.eventbrite.com. For logistics, sponsorship and other information, contact Moneywise event Co-Chairs, Maurita Coley Flippin, 202-973-4314, mauritacoley@gmail.com; Terry Johnson, Riparian Broadcasting, 301-461-1112, tajohnson@ibroadcasts.tv; or DAPCDC Treasurer, Charles Breece, Esq., breecedw1@verizon.net.

Contributions to the Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation or to Metropolitan AME Church to support this and other community-wide events are accepted online at any time at http://www.dapcdc.org/fundraisers.html o http://metropolitanamec.org. DAPCDC’s Combined Federal Campaign Number is: CFC#90648.

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About the Moneywise Summit
The Moneywise Financial Empowerment Summit (http://www.moneywise.tv/empowerment-tour/), considered one of the premiere African American faith-based asset-building tours in America, is the official outreach program of the Moneywise with Kelvin Boston PBS television series. The Moneywise tour has traveled throughout the United States, Europe, Japan and the Middle-East serving more than 40,000 Americans since 2006.

In DC, since 2011, the Moneywise Financial Empowerment Summit has been hosted by the historic Metropolitan A.M.E. Church (www.metropolitanamec.org) and the Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation (www.dapcdc.org) and has attracted over 1000 attendees. The tour helps attendees take control of their financial futures, increase their assets, stabilize their communities, safeguard their financial resources, secure their homes, and overcome their financial fears.

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