2020 will be our year. 

It is not only the year of the next presidential election;  it is also the year of the next U.S. Census.  

To help inform and inspire the work of black alumni groups, associations and networks, the 2020 Black Alumni Summit conference theme will be on motivating civic engagement, voter registration, census participation, and local political leadership. 

Our annual convening will be hosted by Florida State University Black Alumni in Tallahassee, Florida on February 28 + 29, 2020.  There will be a Community Service Day on Sunday, March 1, 2020.

We anticipate inviting 75+ black alumni leaders and associations from the following schools: 

Auburn University, The Citadel, Duke University, Florida State University, Georgia Tech, Louisiana State UniversityUniversity of Alabama, University of Georgia, University of Florida, University of North Carolina, and University of South Carolina. 

Conference topics and discussions will focus on the following:  

  1. Implementing sound metrics in 2020 (next presidential election and U.S. Census) to measure the impact of black alumni on voter activity and civic participation among their networks and communities.
  2. Leveraging the black  university network from 10+ universities to heighten voter registration and census participation.
  3. Using our 2020 Black Alumni Summit conference to influence and stimulate black leadership in the civic and political space.


Registration is open;  click here to register today. 

Please e-mail us at for details. 

Conference Hotel

For discounted rates at our selected hotel, the Doubletree Hotel in Tallahasee, please click here for the special Black Alumni Summit group rate.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tallahassee

101 South Adams Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32301-7774

The purchase and consumption of adult beverages are the responsibility of individual conference attendees. 


The FSU National Black Alumni is an officially chartered affiliate of the FSU Alumni Association, and is incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in the State of Florida.

Our mission is to build a network of Black alumni and friends to sustain meaningful relationships on behalf of FSU. Membership is open to any alumnus, associate, or affiliate of the university with an earnest and steadfast commitment to the aims and goals of Black alumni.

Great achievements are never done by one person. It is amazing what can be accomplish when resources are pooled and connection are cultivated. 

twenty20 conference agenda

Twenty20 Conference Agenda 02 26 2020 (pdf)