This year’s MFF Community Trailblazer Award recognizes three leaders who are advancing racial justice in Michigan. At this virtual event, we are excited to celebrate these trailblazers, learn from them, and advance their efforts through the network and resources available within MFF.
The 2022 Community Trailblazer Awardees are:
- Courtney Smith, Detroit Phoenix Center
- Leon El-Alamin, The MADE Institute
- Dr. Shakara Tyler and co-stewards, Detroit Black Farmer Land Fund
- Welcome and level-setting presentation on racial justice in Michigan (15 min)
- Founder reflection and small group discussions (10 min)
- Small group presentations and discussions with Trailblazer Awardees (60 min)
- Reflections, actions and close (5 min)
This virtual event is open to MFF Members, founders, investors, and startup ecosystem leaders across the state. Contact [email protected] with questions or comments about this program.