Nominee’s nameLaVar Harris

SEEN Changemaker CategoryArt & Entertainment

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Nominee’s job titleChief experience coordinator and owner of City Hop Social LLC
Nominee’s cityDetroit
Please describe why the nominee is a SEEN Changemaker:

LaVar is dedicated to creating community based events in the city of Detroit. He uses silent disco headphones and technology to bring people together and to experience the city of Detroit in a whole new way! City Hop has joined the yoga scene with City Glow, silent disco yoga at Beacon Park this Summer. Additionally, City Hop Social has included the students of Wayne State University in their programming to connect the younger students to the city and being exciting event opportunities to the college.

Tell us about the individual’s accomplishments:

LaVar started the business City Hop Social LLC. He has hosted events at Wayne State, Beacon Park, local businesses in the city and Detroit museums such as the Detroit Historical museum. LaVar is responsible for all graphic design work for the company and works with his business partners for promotional efforts. City Hop, in partnership with Beacon Park, Living Waters Yoga and Under Armour is hosting the first ever silent disco yoga series in the city!

How is he/she impacting the community or the lives of people in Metro Detroit or across the world.

LaVar is focused on creating events that bring the community of the city together. The City Glow Yoga event is free to the public and provides free community access to fitness and mindfulness. LaVar is dedicated to creating large community events that are specialized for the guests and bring unique and fun experiences to the city.


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