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Meet keynote speaker

Tanya Barnett

Service-connected disabled veteran, Tanya Barnett is the Co-Founder of The Vet Space, a holistic community space dedicated to the wellness of veterans. She is a TEDx and lifestyle empowerment speaker as well as the Award-Winning Author of Being a Wife Just Got Real. Tanya is a 2018 N.A.A.C.P. Hall of Famer and the 2016 Charles County Citizen of the Year for the work of her nonprofit, Forever Free Books. They deliver free books and conduct story time
to low-income children in their communities. To reduce the 3-million word gap between wealthy children and low income children, she brings black men into underserved communities to expose them to black men who read.
She has been featured in OWNTv, Essence Magazine, Huffington Post, Today Show, Tom Joyner Morning Show, TEDx, Johns Hopkins University, NAACP, Congressional Black Caucus, Blacks in Government, and FBI, EPA, etc. She’s a 2x triathlete and 2x marathoner, historical fiction lover, wife, mom and GLAM-ma.

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Do not miss the musical talent of Yanni Amore singing her single, 'Love Replay' at the VBNAACP Membership Breakfast on September 7, 2019 at 9am. For tickets for this live performance go to ... See more

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