Rep. Elijah Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings

U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) will be the keynote speaker at the BOLD Conference at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road. The BOLD Leadership and Life Skills Conference is scheduled to take place on Sept. 26, beginning at 8 a.m. The conference is for young African American men from the eighth grade to the 11th grade, who live in the Columbia, Maryland area. The conference will provide a full day of activities, including workshops and a lunch featuring other special guests including retired NFL player Keion Carpenter (Atlanta Falcons) and Attorney Craig Thompson, partner with Venable LLP, an international law firm. The workshop topics are designed to encourage young men to make BOLD decisions about their lives, and to take BOLD steps toward success. For more information about this event, contact Larry Walker at 443-676-1037 or Carter D. Womack at 614-264-7599.