- Ann Mei Chang, CEO, Candid
- Shawn Dove, Founder, Campaign for Black Male Achievement; Managing Director, New Profit
- Roy Swan, Mission Investments Director, Ford Foundation
- Heidi Hernandez Gatty, Vice President, RPA (moderator)
RPA would like to acknowledge all of our invited speakers and our generous hosts at RCM including Grace Yoon, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Community Impact, for the warm welcome and continued partnership. We encourage our supporters to obtain a copy of the following books from our featured poet and speakers: Ian Manuel, My Time Will Come: A Memoir of Crime, Punishment, Hope, and Redemption, Ann Mei Chang, Candid, Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good, Shawn Dove, Campaign for Black Male Achievement; New Profit, I Too Am America: On Loving and Leading Black Men & Boys.
To align with RPA’s new core principles the event featured catering, wine and florals from BIPOC owned vendors including Melba’s catering, Franz James florals and House of Brown wines. Audio-visual services were provided by Oxygen Eventworks.
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