The Emmett Till Legacy Foundation presents the 2011

Loving From The Inside Out (LFTIO)

“a life changing women’s empowerment symposium”

When: October 1, 2011, 8 am-4:30 pm

Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel and Suites,

Three Appletree Square, I-494 & 34th Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425

Women, It’s your turn, it’s your time to have the life, career and love you want and deserve!

For Immediate Release

Media Contact:

Grace Media Services


Emmett Till Legacy Foundation

888-509-9614 ext 82

[Minneapolis] Terrie Williams, President of The Terrie Williams Agency and Founder of The Stay

Strong Foundation, will be honored as a Woman of Courage at: One of the most Powerful Life Changing National Events; The Loving From The Inside Out’s (LFTIO) Women’s Empowerment Symposium on October 1, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Suites, Three Appletree Square, in Bloomington, MN. Terrie who will serve as the “Woman Of Courage” awards key note speaker, is also author of the book “Black Pain.” She is one of Ebony magazine’s “Power 150” for Activism and Woman’s Day magazine’s “50 Women On A Mission To Change The World,” and is an advocate for change and empowerment. She has utilized her influence and communications expertise for more than 30 years to educate and engage audiences in causes that affect the community, the nation and the world.

In its 4th Year, LOVING FROM THE INSIDE OUT™…(LFTIO) is a powerful and life changing women’s empowerment symposium for women across the county. LFTIO is an opportunity for women of color to come together to engage, heal, grow, and find love! The attendees will learn from leading experts and each other, address issues that concern them and gain some important steps to having the love, career and life that they want and deserve!

YES!….it’s their turn and their time!!!

Hosted by Dawn Stevens of Fox 9 News.

The 2011 “Loving FromThe Inside Out” Full Day symposium experience, involves:

= A pampering party and pre: symposium meet and greet ( September 30)

= A full day symposium filled with Dynamic speakers focused on “Inside your Mind, Body, and Spirit” and addressing some of the important challenges facing women today (Life, Love, Relationships, Career, Economic Stability, Health & Wellness, Safety/Security and Family). (October 1)

= A Vibrant “Loving from the Inside Out” Mind, body, and Spirit intimate Market place and Career fair

= Fox 9 News; Dawn Stevens will serve as MC for the “Women of Courage” awards luncheon in honor of Mamie Till Mobley, (mother of Emmett Till and truly a woman of courage!)

(The (2011) Awardees named so far are: Tonya Puckett, philanthropist. Sheila Raye Charles, author, recording artist and daughter of the legendary Ray Charles, Sonja Griffin Evans, artist and art gallery owner and Terrie Williams, founder of The Terrie Williams Agency, author of “Black Pain” and founder of the Stay Strong Foundation.)

Plus more…………………………..

= An Emmett Till Legacy Foundation (ETLF) silent auction benefiting the ETLF scholarship fund.

= A Booksigning and Artist engagement featuring our special guests and honorees and more! (Including Terrie Williams, author of Black Pain)

A Special Sista to Sista 2 for 1 early registration rate of $75 is now available until September 15, 2011 ( see registration form for details.

Exhibitor spaces are also available for Non profits, small businesses and corporations.

Register today! Click the link below for the registration form. and

click this link for the Exhibitor form:

For more information about the foundation and to provide in-kind services or sponsorship or if you have anu additional questions, please call 1 888 509 9614 x82 or email us at: or

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Emmett Till Legacy Foundation is a 501c3 non profit organization

“creating a legacy of hope”

Donations to support our efforts can be made at

LFTIO Media Sponsors: Comcast, Fox 9 News/MyFox 29, Grace Media Services, Insight News, KMOJ, McIntosh Agency and more!

LFTIO Sponsorship Support Provided by: Fredrikson & Byron, Michele Spaise Photography, CJAI Event Planning and Management, Progressive Baptist Church Leadership, The Imani James Group, The Hookup Network, OTM online, P&P design and more!


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