Nashville, TN (MusiqQueen.com) Legendary Grammy and Dove Award winning gospel artist CeCe Winans’ non-profit organization, Sharing The Vision, Inc., will host the 4th Annual “Always Sisters Forever Brothers” National Conference on Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25 at Belmont University’s Curb Events Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Sponsored by Verizon Wireless, the Oprah Foundation and Mercy Ministries, the two day conference will bring together teens and young adults from across the globe to encourage, educate and equip them with the necessary tools and resources to survive and succeed in today’s challenging world.
Over 5,000 young people ranging from ages 13 to 26 will descend at The Curb Events Center to join celebrities and noteworthy guest speakers who will tackle controversial issues facing this generation such as the AIDS epidemic, teen suicide, teen pregnancy, date violence, absent fathers and more. There will be professional counselors on hand for one on one counseling and referrals. This year’s guest speakers include CeCe Winans, Former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy, Jentezen Franklin, Kimberly Daniels, Nancy Alcorn, R.A. Vernon, Bishop Horace E. Hockett, and Mom Winans. Other conference highlights include the “Sisters and Brothers Fashion Show,” featuring hottest trends and styles on the catwalk, and special luncheons and speakers for Teen Mothers, Mothers of Teens and Just Guys.
Founder and conference creator CeCe Winans initially began this journey in 2005 with Always Sisters focusing on females. This year marks the first year that young men have been included
and she has worked diligently to make “Always Sisters Forever Brothers” an exciting, educational and interactive event. Past supporters included such star power as the powerful Maya Angelou, the incomparable Whitney Houston, Donnie McClurkin, American Idol’s Mandisa, Kirk Franklin, gospel recording artist Kierra “Kiki” Sheard and many others.
“We are proud to be hosting this year’s conference and continue our efforts to aid our youth with survival skills in today’s world. As we celebrate change and its progression in our country, it is not only our responsibility but our mandate now more than ever to inspire and equip our youth with the tools needed for success.” says CeCe Winans.
Closing the conference on a positive, uplifting note will be a star studded gospel concert hosted by CeCe Winans. Open to the public, the concert and conference will feature musical performances from Grammy Award winning gospel duo Mary Mary, Stellar Award hip hop artist Da’T.R.U.T.H, R&B gospel sensation 21:03, critically acclaimed worship and praise leaders The Katinas, Anthony Evans and Nia Allen, Florida’s own dance sensation Chenaniah Dancers and a few surprises.
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About Sharing The Vision, Inc. (or Always Sisters, Forever Brothers)
Always Sisters, Forever Brothers is a two day conference for teen boys and girls. Our goal is to educate, motivate and re-direct the life choices of this generation. To date, we have helped more than 10,000 teenagers face the issues and challenges of AIDS, drugs, teen pregnancy, date violence and much more. Held annually at Belmont University’s Curb Center in Nashville, Tennessee, the conference has been instrumental in equipping young ladies from ages thirteen to twenty-six with the knowledge and motivation they need to avoid these life altering challenges.