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The Change Agents: Working the Inside/Outside Game

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 Revin Fellows has over 30 years experience in community activism and nonprofit management.  He is the current COO of Books Over Balls, a program geared to help inner-city youth make eduction a greater priority than sports. He has worked with Family Focus North Lawndale, managing programs to reduce teen age pregnancy and to prevent gang involvement and reduce truancy.  He has also been instrumental in advocating for the creation of the Illinois African American Employment Plan in an effort to bring the State’s employment of and contracting with African Americans on par with the percentage of African Americans living in Illinois.  Revin is an active participant in the Illinois African American Family Commission’s community advisory council, and Black Wall Street.  He has also been instrumental in the development of the A. Phillip Randolph Pullman Porter's Museum on Chicago's South Side. Regaradless of where he worked, Revin's personal goals remains constant: to empower African American constituents with the tools they need to control their eocnomic environment and become self-sufficient.   He will share strategies on how nonprofits, community activists and elected officials can perfect the inside-outside game to effect sustainable commuity change.

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