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Voyage Chicago: The Road to Social Entrepreneurship

“I’ve had an interest in public affairs for quite some time. My introduction to being a social entrepreneur comes from my parents who have both served (and continue to) in public service. However, it was more than likely the countless times I tagged along with my grandmother to Southwest Priority Board meetings in Dayton, Ohio…

Malissa Williams | Reform & Equal Justice

On November 29, 2012, Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams died from bullet wounds sustained after a high-speed chase with the Cleveland Division of Police. Officers fired 137 shots at the car occupied by the two unarmed residents. Although officers were reprimanded, no charges were immediately filed. One-year after this senseless tragedy, I had the privilege of aiding in the…

Breast Cancer Awareness | Fashion Show

Tickets Available Now! This is your opportunity to support the fashionable fight against cancer. General admission tickets are $30 and VIP tickets are $40. Visit the I’m a Survivor Fashion Show page on Instagram to purchase your tickets and receive the latest updates on the show.

#ENDALZ | 2013

Yesterday was a much different experience. Sometimes people either walk by without even so much as a smile or saying hello. Not today. Instead of me having to do most of the talking, I listened. My heart and prayers go out to the women who stopped to share memories of their loved ones – even…

That Justice is a blind goddess Is a thing to which we black are wise: Her bandage hides two festering sores That once perhaps were eyes.  – Langston Hughes at Cuyahoga County Justice Center