The Center for Urban Families Hosts 2nd Annual Practitioners Leadership Institute Summit

The center’s Practitioners Leadership Institute will provide professional development workshops for organizations across the country this week.
BALTIMORE - March 26, 2014 - PRLog -- The Center for Urban Families’ (CFUF) Practitioners Leadership Institute (PLI) will welcome representatives from over 100 organizations across the country to their 2nd annual Summit this Thursday and Friday. The 2-day Summit will be held at the BWI Marriott hotel in Baltimore, Maryland and will feature professional development workshops, panel discussions and networking opportunities for practitioners from community-based and government organizations.

This year’s PLI Summit will feature bestselling author Joshua DuBois as the event keynote speaker. DuBois, who is the former leader of the White House faith-based initiative, is currently a columnist for Newsweek magazine and the popular news website, the Daily Beast. Other PLI Summit attractions include an interactive funders panel and exclusive leadership session with CFUF founder and president, Joe Jones. Past PLI Summit guests include author and OWN Network host, Wes Moore who will be honored at CFUF’s Urban Visionary Awards in June.

About CFUF
Since its founding in 1999, CFUF has remained at the front-line of addressing some of Baltimore’s most pressing issues including poverty, unemployment, father-absence and family disintegration. Through attitudinal-based employment training, service and support for low-income fathers and family-based programs, CFUF continues to further its mission to strengthen urban communities by helping fathers and families achieve stability and economic success. For more information about CFUF’s programs, visit

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