* Mr. Kerwin V. Brown is the President and CEO of The Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce. He will layout the goals and aspirations for the Chamber commencing 2013. Part of his presentation will include health related issues that impact the Black Community and degrade economic progress. Mr. Brown is forging a very aggressive and overdue format designed to vastly improve the economic future for African Americans in Arizona. Mr. Clarence H. Carter is the Director of the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES). DES serves as Arizona’s safety net agency, serving over 1.5 million socially and economically challenged Arizonans. He will focus on Adoption and Foster Care two of the 40 safety net programs offered. Both of these programs are priority issues on Director Carter’s must due list.