Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream
In partnership with Harrison Park School
First Friday BL²ENDer
Hosted by LINC Community Revitalization Inc.
Hosted by Grand Rapids Drive
Hosted and sponsored by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.
Featuring Kris Larson, CEO, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.
BL²END Community Conversation
Hosted and sponsored by Spectrum Health
Creating a Better State
Hosted and sponsored by Varnum LLP
Featuring House Representative Brandon Dillon
Young Professionals of Color Conference
Followed by a Social Networking BL²ENDer at The Old Goat
Presented by Cascade Engineering
Featuring Keith Wyche, Leadership Consultant and Author
In partnership with the Boys & Girls Club Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth
Hosted by Stella’s Lounge
Civic Engagement is Part of Your Professional Development
Hosted and sponsored by Steelcase Inc.
Featuring Dallas Lenear and Third Ward Commissioner Senita Lenear
Hosted by Maya Mexican Grill & Bar