Monday, February 7, 2011

News Conference Preceeds Man Up - Male Empowerment Conference

Farrah Gray, at right, the keynote speaker for the Man Up Male Empowerment Conference scheduled at UVI - Feb. 8, on St. Thomas and Feb. 10, on St Croix - appeared at a news conference Monday, Feb. 7, on St. Thomas. Gray was raised on the impoverished South Side of Chicago, where he defied the odds and became a self-made millionaire by the age of 14. He has since become a respected author and speaker, committed to the development of values such as leadership, integrity and scholarship. Also on hand for the news conference, below, from left, were UVI President Dr. David Hall, Gray, Lenox Zamore of the VI Department of Human Services, and A.C. Burgess of the Youth Enrichment Initiative of the VI lottery.