The Summit date has been chosen! Join us February 16-18 for CoreChange: Igniting Our Strengths to Invent the New American City”
CoreChange has just announced our pre-Summit speaker series. We hope you can join us
to hear from these leaders and interact with members of the community. More information to come!
Tuesday, January 10th
Woodward High School
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Mary Kay Leonard, President and CEO, Institute for a Competitive Inner City
As the president and CEO of ICIC, Mary Kay Leonard manages ICIC’s strategic direction and is focused on increasing the organization’s impact on inner city economic development across the U.S. She also directs ICIC’s efforts to engage new corporate and foundation partners, expand recognition and education programs for inner city businesses and leverage the underutilized assets of America’s urban communities to maintain the country’s competitiveness internationally.
Tuesday, February 7th
The Freedom Center
6pm to 8pm
William Julius Wilson, University Professor, Harvard University.
He is the author of numerous publications, including The Declining Significance of Race, winner of the American Sociological Association’s Sydney Spivack Award; The Truly Disadvantaged, which was selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review as one of the 16 best books of 1987, and received The Washington Monthly Annual Book Award and the Society for the Study of Social Problems’ C. Wright Mills Award.