ATLANTA— Civil Rights Icon, Ambassador Andrew Young and the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation formallyannounce The Africa Policy Forum: A Vision for the 21st Century to take place throughout the city of Atlanta, GA from September 24 – 28, 2010.
The Leon H. Sullivan Foundation’s Annual Summit’s represent the largest African Diaspora gatherings in the world. This
year’s event is undoubtedly epic because many political dignitaries and economic leaders who live in the Western
Hemisphere have never had the opportunity to participate in an Africa Summit, as they take place on the continent of
Africa. But, at this critical juncture in world history, the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation believes that Africans and those in
the Diaspora should have an opportunity to meet and interact on the other side of the bridge—here in the United States.
This Atlanta gathering will represent that opportunity.
"While in Atlanta, we will celebrate the African Diaspora through art, culture, investment and innovation while exploring
ways to build wealth and capital." said Hope Masters, President and CEO of the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation.
Commenting on the upcoming gathering in his hometown of Atlanta, Ambassador Young stated: "I am both pleased and
excited that Atlanta will host the Africa Policy Forum. I remain convinced that Africa may hold the answer to many
challenges of the 21st Century. This week, the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation will bring together the largest gathering of
African Presidents and Heads of State in recent memory in order to have a dialogue with the American President and