Advisors & Sponsors

Advisory Committee 

Orlando Bailey, Bridge Detroit 

Marc Bland, S&P Global, Detroit Historical Society Trustee 

Jennyfer Crawford, All Things Detroit Market Place 

Jasmin De Forrest, Rocket Community Fund 

Marshalle Favors, New Detroit 

Jeffrey Horner, Wayne State University 

Ray Lozano, Mexican Town Development Corp. 

Kenneth Mathies, The Auto Club Group/AAA 

Senghor Reid, Artist-in-Residence, Cranbrook Schools

Michael Reyes, Founder, We are Culture Creators 

Jeremiah Steen, Steen Foundation 

Eric Thomas, City of Detroit Storyteller 

PG Watkins, Black Bottom Archives 

Crystal William, Crystal Vision Communications (Toyota Rep) 

Brian Yopp, MotorCities National Heritage Area

 

Nominations Committee 

Wendy Bice, Albert Kahn Legacy Foundation 

Dionta Brown, LGBT Detroit 

Dameon Gabriel, Director, Gabriel Music Society

John George, Detroit (Motorcity) Blight Busters 

Jamon Jordan, Black Scroll Network, City of Detroit Historian 

Alicia Jeffreys, Detroit Pistons 

Rachel Lutz, The Peacock Room 

Keith Mobley, The Auto Club Group/AAA 

Matthew Jaber Stiffler, Arab American Museum 

Khary Kimani Turner, Coleman A. Young Foundation 

Hanan Yahya, Joe Louis Greenway 

 

Sponsors

Bank of America

 

JP Morgan Chase

 

Gilbert Family Foundation

 

PNC Bank

 

 

The Auto Club Group/AAA

 

Toyota Motor North America

 

Media Sponsor

Michigan Chronicle