Actor Charles S. Dutton, Judge Daryl Traywick and Detroit Pistons Legend Isiah Thomas to Participate in Healthy Wealthy & Wise Mini-Expo & Black Men's Roundtable

Jul 27, 2012, 10:05 ET from Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation

MIAMI, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation will host the 2012 Healthy, Wealth & Wise Mini-Expo and Black Men's Round Table on Saturday, July 28, 2012 in Miami. NBA Hall of Famer, Isiah Thomas; actor and producer, Charles S. Dutton (Rock); Dade County Circuit Judge Daryl Traywick; and Miami Police homicide detective and cast member of "48 Hours," Detective Ervans Ford, are among the speakers. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson will bring greetings. For information call (321) 285-6297 or email

Roundtable discussion topics include: Brother Can We Talk: Defining Manhood and it's Relation to Criminal Justice and Domestic Violence; You're Worth the Dollar and Your Vote: Jobs, Wealth, and Civic Participation; and Speaking from the Heart: Improving his Health Physically, Spiritually, and Mentally.

WHAT: Healthy, Wealth & Wise Mini-Expo and Black Men's Round Table

WHEN: DATE: Saturday, July 28, 2012 TIME: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

WHERE: Caleb Center 5400 NW 22nd Avenue in Miami

WHO: The Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation's Black Men's Roundtable - Participants:

  • Salandra Benton - FCBCP Convener and State Field Director, Florida AFL-CIO
  • Kevin Mcneir - Senior Editor of the Miami Times Moderator
  • Larry Handfield -Attorney Moderator
  • Marcus Bright, Professor at FIU and FAU
  • William D.C. Clark - Local Activist
  • Don Horn - Chief Prosecutor of Juvenile Division
  • Chief Jimmy Brown -Host of Hot Talk on Hot 105, Pastor and former Police Chief
  • Representative Dwight Bullard - State Representative
  • Aaron McKinnie -Local Activist, 500 Role Models
  • Rod Vereen -Attorney, Former Federal Public Defender
  • Garris Nickle - Christian Rapper

CONTACT:  Edrea at (770) 961-6200 or Salandra Benton (321) 285-6297.

The Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation is an affiliate of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to increasing civic engagement in Black and underserved communities. Current programs of the National Coalition include Black Youth Vote!, Black Women's Roundtable and the Unity 2012 Voter Empowerment Campaign. With the 2012 theme "Stand Your Ground" the Unity 2012 campaign works nationally to ensure that black voters register to vote, verify their voting status, and are allowed to cast a vote that counts on election day. For more visit

SOURCE Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation