An out of the box gathering on HBCU sustainability in the current social context.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities“HBCUs are hubs of thought leadership and produce the best and the brightest Black leaders.”
The purpose of HELF“...we intend to play a vital role in this mission by encouraging leaders to “lift as they climb” in order to ensure that HBCUs survive and thrive as national models of achievement.”
Our Value“HELF is guided by a set of core values which undergird the work of the Foundation and affirms our commitment to aspiring leaders and historically black colleges and universities.”
What's the purpose?
We’re inviting dreamers, critical thinkers, and thought leaders in the public and private sector, to grapple with the imminent question…
What does sustainability and self-agency look like for all HBCUs?
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What to Expect.
Ideation spaces for scholars, practitioners, private industry leaders and administrators can marry dreams to revolutionize the HBCU educational context.
Intentionally designed sessions centered around innovative solutions with scholars, practitioners, private industry leaders, and administrators from across the network of HBCUs.
Interactive seminars designed to reinvigorate professionals by encouraging a focus on socio-emotional wellness.
Presidents | CEOs | Leaders
and Plenary Leaders.
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Where to Stay
Charlotte Hotel Options.
Charlotte Marriott City Center
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charlotte Uptown
AC Hotel by Marriott Charlotte City Center
Courtyard by Marriott Charlotte City Center
Aloft Charlotte City Center
Hyatt House Charlotte Center City
Hyatt Place Charlotte Downtown
Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte Uptown
Hampton Inn Charlotte-Uptown
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Uptown
Charlotte Convention Center
501 S College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Ph: (704) 339-6000
Charlotte Douglas International (CLT)
Have a Question?
Feel free to reach out to us directly. Our team will address your concern as quickly as possible.
You can also contact us via email or phone:
Herman J. Felton, Jr., J.D. Ph.D.