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Extravaganza 2019

Unmasked: Exposing Barriers to Uncover our Future

Join us for a night of FUN and Giving!

Dec. 13, 2019 | 6:00 PM

Elgin Community College

Building E, Room 121


Guest Speaker - Minda Harts

Minda is a California girl, who grew up in Chicago and today calls New York City home.

  • The founder of The Memo LLC, a career development company for women of color.

  • An Adjunct Professor of Public Service at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

  • A speaker who has conducted workshops and keynotes at corporations like Bloomberg, Google, Time Inc., SXSW, The Campaign For Black Male Achievement, and The New York Public Library. And universities and colleges like Western Illinois University, NYU Stern, North Carolina A&T, and Cornell.

  • A podcaster who invites you to join my weekly conversation with amazing featured guests and a growing community of professional women of color on #SecureTheSeat.

In addition to the above, Minda also recently added author to her titles with her debut book, The Memo, released August 20, 2019 with The Hachette Book Group-Seal Press. 


Minda have been featured in Forbes, CNBC, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and Fast Company.  She holds a Bachelor’s in Communications and a Master’s in Business Administration.

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The Band

Accidentally On Purpose

What happens when three extremely talented gospel musicians cross paths with a somewhat talented entrepreneurial minded drummer? They Accidentally On Purpose form a band. Branded as the band that sets the perfect musical atmosphere for any occasion, Accidentally On Purpose specializes in fusing their gospel roots with musical genres such as Jazz, Reggae, R&B, Pop and Rock.  Their music creates the perfect backdrop that keeps audiences dancing all night long!


Lamonte Norwood - Bass

Timothy Jackson - Saxophone

Aris Johnson - Piano

Cory Bray - Drums

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Advertising Rates

Ad Type              Size             Rate

Full Page             8 x 10.5        $275

Half Page            8 x 5.25        $130

Quarter Page       4 x 5.35        $60

Business Card     3.5 x 2          $35