This the first of four meetings discussing jobs, career and contracting opportunities for Blacks & others in the Puget Sound area.
Rev. Carl Livingston
Senior Pastor, Kingdom Christian Center
Professor, Political Science Department, Seattle Central Community College
Author: Shoestrings and Bootstraps: a Development Plan for Black America
Black and Minority Business Enterprise Series
Topic: “A Development Plan for Black America”
7:00 PM Invocation and Group Networking
7:15 Welcome, Introductions & Group Networking
7:30 Guest Speaker
7:45 Questions and Answers
8:00PM Benediction and Adjourn
Individual and Group Networking
Admission: No Cost
A $7.50 Donation in support of ‘FTS Yes We Will Grass Roots Advocacy’ is needed and appreciated.
FirstThursday Members, Youth, Seniors & Unemployed FREE
Non-FirstThursday members, space is limited, so please RSVP.
For more information or to RSVP, Go To:
Web Site: www.firstthursdayseattle.org
Or Call W. Larry Williams @ (206) 852-8145
Rev. Carl Livingston is senior pastor of Kingdom Christian Center in Seattle, Washington. He has been in the ministry for over 20 years. Carl Livingston is, as well, the lead professor in the Political Science Department at Seattle Central Community College, and a licensed attorney. He graduated from the Notre Dame School of Law in 1987, and Oral Roberts University in 1982. At Notre Dame he was the Dean’s assistant, and at Oral Roberts, runner-up graduation speaker.
It was at ORU that Pastor Carl met Evie Anita Taylor, his wife. First Lady Evie is an accomplished middle school principal and an inspiring speaker. She and Pastor Livingston have helped raise Ashante, Walter, and Ke’Juan.
Rev. Livingston is part of a core of pastors who have founded the Washington Christian Leaders Coalition, which advocates to governmental leaders for the economic and social development of Black Washingtonians. Pastor Livingston is a community activist dedicated to social justice, police accountability, and educational excellence. He is the author of Poems for the People I and II, Affirmative Action on Trial: The Retraction of Affirmative Action and the Case for its Retention (40 Howard L.J. 145 ), and his latest work, Shoestrings and Bootstraps: a Development Plan for Black America. Shoestrings and Bootstraps is a guide for any one, and any community, seeking to develop African Americans in every way.