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Black Men Don't Cry

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Join us on Tuesday, August 9 @ 6pm EST for a special 1-hour broadcast with the founder of Culture7coaching, Michael Eatman, and the creator of Optimal Wellness Community LLC (OWC), Victor Ferguson, to talk about the benefits and challenges of the view of Black masculinity and strength.

Michael Eatman is a Certified Diversity Professional, Executive Coach, Advanced EQ, and Mindful Facilitation Practitioner and the Founder of Culture7coaching. As an educator celebrating 28 years spanning Prek - 20 learning environments, Michael has created the Leadership Edge, a framework that incorporates Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Cultural Competence, and Conflict Engagement to support educational leaders in leading successful organizations. 

Victor Ferguson is the creator of Optimal Wellness Community LLC (OWC), which focuses on optimizing all aspects of wellness including physical, nutritional, spiritual, economic, mental, emotional & more. He grew up in Augusta, Georgia with a mother that survived 4 heart attacks. He graduated Morehouse in 2006 with a BA of Business Administration and later found employment with the YMCA as a Wellness Coach and there, he fell in love with the concept of community wellness. he has a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy.

Dr. Dennis Chambers has worked in the Conflict Resolution/Mediation field for the past 20+ years. His extensive experience has afforded him the ability to serve in varied settings, utilizing a holistic approach to problem solving and conflict management.  Dr. Chambers has infused this holistic approach into trainings conducted nationally and locally for parents, families, school-aged children, public schools, and community/corporate organizations. In addition to facilitating these opportunities, he has spearheaded numerous community mediations that have served as an extension to his leadership roles in the social change and equity field over the years.