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African American Professionals Conference (AAPC)

13th Annual Ariel Hunter-Chriss African American Professionals Conference

RECLAIM: Your Career, Your Finances, Your Business, Your Life!

Hosted by:

  • TCC Community Education & Engagement
  • South Campus
  • DFW Community Partners

Master of Ceremonies

Evan Anderson

Evan Anderson, NBC 5 Today anchor

Visit NBC DFW to read about our 2019 AAPC emcee: Evan Anderson.

Opening Session

New this year: Our opening session will feature a panel discussion entitled "Double Consciousness: Truly Figuring Out Which Me I Am Supposed To Be."

Learn more: Panel Discussion


Lynne Haze

Lynne Haze, Radio Personality and Professional Speaker

Panel Members

  • Jonathan Morrison, Community Activist
  • Maleshia “Mel” McGinnis, City Attorney and Chief Legal Advisor for the City of North Richland Hills
  • Hamaria Crocket, Ph.D., Corporate Facilitator and Trainer
  • Estrus Tucker, Consultant, Executive Coach, and Master Facilitator

Keynote Speaker

Alyson Rae Lawson

Alyson Rae Lawson, RaeLawson Enterprise 7-Eleven Franchise Owner


See 2019 AAPC Seminars for the speaker biographies and seminar descriptions.

2019 Conference Details

Date & Time

Friday, February 22, 2019
8 a.m.–3 p.m.


  • Registration: $49
  • Vendors:
    • $49 for 1 person
    • $79 for 2 people


South Campus
Student Center
5301 Campus Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76119
Campus map

Register for the 2019 Conference

  1. Download the 2019 AAPC Registration FormListen (PDF will open in a new window.)
    • Questions about the form?
  2. Fill out the Student Information and Payment Information sections
    • Leave the Student ID blank if you do not have one.
  3. Submit Registration Form to the South Campus Admissions & Registrar Office

About the Conference

AAPC is part of our South Campus celebration of African American History Month.


AAPC provides leadership strategies and tools for business professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders to manage career challenges created by diversified and global competition.

Conference Goals

  • Build a strong workforce of educated, empowered leaders, entrepreneurs, and community leaders.
  • Provide relevant professional development strategies and opportunities.
  • Build strategic alliances with DFW professional organizations, corporations, higher learning institutions and local communities.
  • Promote entrepreneurship and encourage new business development.
  • Cultivate and promote healthy lifestyles.
  • Increase community awareness and visibility of services and business in a diverse marketplace.



South Campus

Community Education & Engagement

Updated June 19, 2019