We are committed to empowering leaders of tomorrow, today. Uniting projects, platforms , people and funding for purpose. Together we are focused on inspiring youth to DREAM big! Bridging gaps and developing talent in the process. We believe when we work together to find barriers and bridge access we are able to create sustainable pathways for talent to develop. Pathways, that start as a seed but watered collectivelly - grow next gen leaders, social innovation and lasting impact. Creating more inclusive, safe and economically sound communities.
Grand Rapids Area wide challenge in partnership with Magic 104.9 that runs April through August where we challenge youth and organizations to take the pledge. Youth identify a community problem & submit a project they will work on over summer. Projects aim to bridge gaps and lead positive social Impact. With four areas of focus , community advocacy, business , music & sports. Updates are shared via grsummerproject.org and our community votes. On site events , media coverage , talent showcases and special events connect projects with purpose . Bringing communities, organizations and people together. Leading the way to both seed & grow new ideas , while connecting young talent with our local ecosystem . This is a student led initiative and collective community effort. One that would not be possible with out our partnership with organizations and individuals committed to providing this summer platform for youth voices to be heard & projects to grow.
Here we define, leadership , community and social innovation. Encouraging students to unlock the power of I in leading social change. We define what a change maker is and give students an introduction into the differences of Social Enterprise, Non Profit and For Profit businesses. After we educate, we provide a mock business exploration project. Challenging students to create and pitch their own social enterprise
Are you looking to better understand a problem and connect classroom learning to new hands on experiences? We create & collaborate with other organizations to inspire students to dream big! Together, we educate, engage and empower youth voices to be heard. The program starts with students identifying a problem and thru design thinking. developing a project that leads to solutions. In classroom learning combined with real world activation. Students explore and connect with community in the process of leading their project.
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Director of Sales and Marketing Townsquare Media. Growth connector.
Director of Education and Leadership Development at Westside Collaborative. Owner Dreams by Bella Photography.
Financial Service Professional at Old National Bank. Real Estate Investor , Entrepreneur.
Intern at United Way / Graduate Student at Howard University
Owner/Co-Founder Grand City Sports 501c3 / Vp Marketing & Partner Junk Kings
Program Director Magic 104.9. Real Estate Agent.