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									                       MINORITY ACCESS, INC.
      the 501(c)3 non- profit organization that cooperates with colleges and universities
                         to increase diversity and reduce disparities

                    INVITES YOU TO JOIN                                                                     Minority Access, Inc.
         Minority Access’ Second Delegation to China
                                                                                                                      ASSOCIATE PROGRAMS
                                  June 2 -13, 2010
  Leaving John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport, New York, NY via Air China
                                              to
               Beijing, Guilin, Hong Kong and Shanghai

           •     Briefing at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing (Being arranged)
           •     Conference with Professors and Administrators at MinZu University
                 of China
           •
                                                                                                                  Packages of Services for
                 Visit to World Expo 2010 (Ten years in the planning)
           •     Tours of Historical, Cultural and Educational Sites and Wonders of
                 the World in China                                                                    Colleges and Universities, Departments and/or
           •
           •
                 Luxurious Hotel Accommodations
                 Professional Bilingual National and Local Tour Guides
                                                                                                             Individuals Committed to Diversity

Minority Access covers for the fee listed below roundtrip international air travel between JFK
Airport and Beijing, all intra-China domestic flights, ground transportation, transfers, baggage
handling service in China, tours, first class hotel accommodations in China and most
breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Does not include domestic travel to port of departure in US
(JFK Airport, New York), personal expenses, gratuities, valid passport, China double entry
Visa fees and optional trip cancellation insurance.

Requests for Trip Itinerary, Travel Registration Form and other information should be directed
                                               to:
                                     Mrs. Dorothy Barnes
                                     Minority Access, Inc.
                        5214 Baltimore Avenue—Hyattsville, MD 20781
                                 dbarnes@minorityaccess.org
                    Tel: 301 779-7100, extension 14 -- Fax: 301 779-9812
                                                                                                                                    MINORITY ACCESS, INC .
                                                                                                                                   5214 BALTIMORE AVENUE
                              Space Is Limited                                                                                   HYATTSVILLE, MARYALD 20781
    Participants Confirmed in Order of Receipt of $200 Non-refundable Deposit                                                        T EL: (301) 779- 7100
                        Deadline for Deposit—April 15, 2010                                                                          F AX: (301) 779- 9812
                                                                                                                                  WWW.MINORITYACCESS.ORG
   FEE: $2999 per person for double occupancy (add $450 for single occupancy)
 The Minority Access Premier Associate fee prepays the $2999 for one representative                Samuel L. Myers, Sr., Ph.D.                                Andrea D. Mickle
                                                                                                   Chairman                                                   President
                                               Minority Access, Inc.
                                            Associate Enrollment Form

                                  Please complete and return to Minority Access, Inc.
                                     or Enroll on- line at www.minorityaccess.org

   £ Yes, we would like to enroll as a Premier Minority Access Associate at $5,995 and receive the
      package of full services at extraordinary savings outlined in this brochure, including the free trip to
      China, two free full conference registrations and one room with two paid room nights, September 10
      and 11, 2010 at Conference Venue.

   £ Yes, we would like to enroll as an Elite Minority Access Associate at $2,495 and receive the package
      of services outlined in this brochure, including two free full conference registrations and one room
      with two paid room nights, September 10 and 11, 2010 at Conference Venue.

   £ Yes, we would like to enroll as a Standard Minority Access Associate at $1,595 and receive the
      package of services outlined in this brochure, including one free full conference registration.

   £ Yes, I would like to demonstrate my commitment to achieving Minority Access’ goals by enrolling as
      an Individual Minority Access Associate at $95.                        I understand my contribution is fully tax
      deductible.
Associate Program Participant:                            o New Subscriber                       o     Renewal
Please indicate name of institution or department/school therein to receive Associate package benefits :

ASSOCIATE SUBSCRIBER: __________________________________________________________
                                               Institution
_______________________________________________________________________________
Department or School (if applicable)

_______________________________________________________________________________
Name (Contact Person)

_______________________________________________________________________________
Title

_______________________________________________________________________________
Address

_______________________________________________________________________________
City, State, Zip Code

_______________________________________________________________________________
Email address
_______________________________________________________________________________
Telephone                                         Fax
                                                      PAYMENT OPTIONS
                                                      PAYMENT OPTIONS
Check:          I have enclosed a check in the following amount:                                         $_____________
Purchase Order: I have enclosed a purchase order in the following amount:                                $_____________
Credit Card:    I authorize Minority Access, Inc. to charge the credit card in the following amount:     $_____________

Type of Card       Visa      MC       AMEX      Credit Card No.____________________________________ Exp._________


Print Name as it appears on the Card_________________________________________________________________________

Signature:____________________________________________             Date:__________________________
                                          PREMIER                                                                                                 STANDARD
 One of two options:                                                                                           One Full Conference Registration
                                                                                                               Â Participation of Students in the Student Research Session at the National Role Models
          Option One:           Participation of one representative in the Second Minority Access                Conference
                                Delegation to China, June 2-13, 2010 to study and observe diversity
                                practices plus the below listed benefits or                                    Â Fully Equipped Exhibit Space at College Showcase at Minority Access’ National Role Models
                                                                                                                 Conference
          Option Two:           Two additional full registrations at the National Role Models                  Â Guaranteed Qualified Role Model Nominee from Faculty, Student, Administrator or
                                Conference, September 10-12, 2010, one additional paid room with two             Alumnus/a Category
                                paid room nights, September 10 and 11, 2010 at conference venue plus           Â Copies of Minority Access’ Publications
                                the below listed benefits                                                      Â Black and White Half- page Camera-Ready Advertisement in Minority Access’ Publication
                                                                                                               Â Publication of Inspirational Stories of Minority Students from Diverse Groups and
 Two (2) Full Registrations at Minority Access’ National Role Models Conference, September 10-12,               Achievements of Faculty, Administrators and/or Programs Highlighting Diversity
     2010 at the Five Star, Five Diamond Encore at Wynn Las Vegas                                              Â Hyperlink to Minority Access’ Web Page
    One Paid Room with Two Paid Room Nights, September 10 and 11, 2010 at Conference Venue
                                                                                                               Â Priority in Referral of Student Applications for the Minority Access Internship Program
    Participation of Students in the Student Research Session at the National Role Models Conference
    Camera-Ready Color Advertisement in Conference Program                                                     Inclusion in Minority Access’ Promotions and Reports as an Associate
    Fully Equipped Exhibit Space at College Showcase during Minority Access’ National Role Models              Framed Certificate of Recognition as a Minority Access Associate
     Conference, September 10-12, 2010, at the Five Star Five Diamond Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
    Copies of Minority Access’ Publications
    Copy of Exemplary Diversity Plans of Selected Institutions
    Listing of Institution’s Scholarships and Fellowships for Students from Underrepresented Constituencies
     in a Minority Access Publication
    Hyperlink to Minority Access’ Web Page
    Publication of Inspirational Stories of Minority Students from Diverse Groups and Achievements of
     Faculty, Administrators and/or Programs Highlighting Diversity                                                                 INDIVIDUAL ASSOCIATE
    Priority in Referral of Student Applications for Minority Access’ Internship Program
                                                                                                               Â Acknowledged, Recognized and Publicized as One Committed to Minority Access’ Goal of
    Inclusion in Minority Access’ Promotions and Reports as an Associate
    Guaranteed Qualified Role Model Nominee from Faculty, Student, Administrator or Alumnus/a Category          Reducing Disparities and Increasing Diversity
    Framed Certificate of Recognition as a Minority Access Associate
                                                                                                               Â Accorded VIP Treatment at Minority Access’ National Role Models Conference

                                                                                                               Â Acknowledged as Donor of a Tax Deductible Contribution to a 501(c)(3) non-profit
                                              ELITE                                                              organization

 Two (2) Full Registrations for Minority Access’ National Role Models Conference, September 10-12,
     2010 at the Five Star, Five Diamond, Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
 One Paid Room with Two Paid Room Nights, September 10 and 11, 2010 at Conference Venue
 Camera-Ready Advertisement in Minority Access’ Conference Publication                                                                 ASSOCIATE LEVELS
 Fully Equipped Exhibit Space at College Showcase at Minority Access’ National Role Models
     Conference
 Guaranteed Qualified Role Model Nominee from Faculty, Student, Administrator or                                 PREMIER PACKAGE:                 $5,995
     Alumnus/a Category
    Copies of Minority Access’ Publications
                                                                                                               Â   ELITE PACKAGE:                   $2,495
    Publication of Inspirational Stories of Minority Students and Achievements of Faculty, Administrators,
     and/or Programs Highlighting Diversity
    Listing of Institution’s Scholarships and Fellowships for Underrepresented Students in a Minority            STANDARD PACKAGE:                $1,595
     Access’ Publication
    Hyperlink to Minority Access’ Web Page
    Priority in Referral of Student Applications for the Minority Access Internship Program                      INDIVIDUAL ASSOCIATE: $95
    Participation of students in the Student Research Session at the National Role Models Conference
     (Note: Expenses are not included)
    Inclusion in Minority Access’ Promotions and Reports as an Associate
    Framed Certificate of Recognition as a Minority Access Associate
Minority Access’ Mission                                                            The Minority Access Associate Program
Minority Access, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in 1995, is        The Minority Access Associate Program is offered to colleges and universities
committed to increasing diversity, decreasing disparities and reducing              and/or departments/schools therein as well as to individuals.
incidences of environmental injustices. Our mission is to assist colleges and
universities, the Federal Government and corporations in implementing               The Associate Program for colleges and universities or departments/schools
programs and providing services to recruit, enhance and retain underserved          within colleges and universities offers a prepaid package of benefits and
and underrepresented populations. Minority Access has received national             services at substantial discounts to support diversity and expanded research
acclaim for its successful track record in advancing educational, research and      opportunities at academic institutions. Recruitment efforts, directed particularly
employment opportunities through the National Role Model Project, National          toward talented underrepresented students, are assisted by college recruitment
Role Models Conference, student internship programs, and other programs.            fairs at Minority Access' National Role Models Conferences, advertising in
                                                                                    Minority Access' publications, and hyperlinks on Minority Access' Website.
The National Role Models Projects addresses the need to replenish from              Priority in nominating Role Models to be honored at Minority Access’ National
domestic sources - - albeit heretofore largely untapped - - research, science and   Role Models Conference, student participation in Minority Access-sponsored
technology positions to ensure our nation’s long term competitive edge in a         research seminars and inclusion in Minority Access' internship program are
global society. Minority Access implemented the National Role Models                other benefits of the package.
Project in 1999 - - in cooperation initially with the Office of Minority Health
and the National Institutes of Health of the US Department of Health and            Colleges and universities and/or departments/schools therein have the
Human Services and now with 170 diverse colleges and universities - - to            flexibility of subscribing to one of three different Associate Packages:
identify, publicize and honor students, faculty and alumni from                     Premier, Elite or Standard.
underrepresented groups who excelled in biomedical research as well as their
supporters to inspire others, through emulation, to follow in their path. The       Standard and Elite levels offer substantial but limited benefits of the program.
Minority Access National Role Models Project was later expanded to honor            Premier participants are entitled to the most comprehensive list of services of
inspiring individuals in other areas, especially in science and technology.         the Minority Access Associate Program, including one representative in the
                                                                                    Minority Access delegation to China to observe firsthand diversity in China’s
Although Minority Access takes great pride in providing a venue that is one of      higher education system. The Premier Associate fee covers roundtrip
the most prestigious of its kind, the National Role Models Conference, for          international travel between JFK Airport and Beijing, all intra-China domestic
publicizing and honoring role models, we believe that our success in                flights, ground transportation, transfers and baggage handling service in China,
identifying and recognizing high achievers, with the assistance of our network      tours, first class hotel accommodations in China and most meals. The itinerary
of colleges and universities, has a broad impact. By expanding the pool of          with other information and travel reservation form are available on our website
research and technology talent from underrepresented groups, we contribute to       at www.minorityaccess.org or by calling Minority Access at (301) 779-7100.
the strength of the nation.                                                         Premier Associates not desiring international travel may take advantage of
                                                                                    option two of the Premier level.
The National Role Model Project has serendipitously helped colleges and
universities in other ways; increased competitiveness in proposal writing           In addition, Minority Access provides an opportunity for any individual to
resulting from direct interaction with funders at the National Role Models          manifest his/her--or a friend's--support of its efforts by becoming an
Conference, enhanced student recruitment of the best and brightest students         Individual Minority Access Associate.
from a diverse pool, and increased loyalty of heretofore unrecognized alumni.
                                                                                    The benefits of each Associate Program level are summarized on the following
A logical extension of our activities, Minority Access identifies and recognizes    inside pages.
institutions committed to diversity. By recognizing and honoring those
committed to diversity and sharing diversity master plans developed by
institutions, we encourage others to emulate these institutions. Minority Access
offers a wide variety of services to these and similarly committed institutions
through the Minority Access Associate Program.

								
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