The University of Akron

Black, Brown and Beyond Male Summit 2023

Restorative Justice in the Midst of Chaotic Times

Friday, March 31, 2023 | 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Jean Hower Taber Student Union

About the Event

Event Registration

Registration will open on Monday, January 30, 2023. Tickets will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Payment can be made online during registration by major credit card. Full payment is required to attend the conference. Cash will not be accepted as a form of payment. All sales are final. No refunds will be issued.

Questions about event registration and/or payment can be directed to

Hotel Information

Courtyard Akron Downtown for $129 USD per night

  • Start date: March 29, 2023
  • End Date: April 1, 2023
  • Last Day to Book: February 10, 2023

Thank you to our sponsors!

Panelists & ModeratorsPresenters

Luncheon Speakers

Invocation by Rev. George William Whitfield & Welcome by Dr. Paul E. Levy

Summit Speakers

Keynote: Justin M. Bibb


Justin M. Bibb is the 58th Mayor of Cleveland working to improve public safety, invest in neighborhoods and modernize City Hall. [bio]

Plenary: Victor A. Ruiz


Executive Director of Esperanza, Inc. [bio]