Prominent community figures and members of Focus: HOPE gathered Nov. 2 at the Lear Innovation Center for a Sneakers & Speakers fundraiser. See who was SEEN there.
By Davey McLeod
On Friday Nov. 2 at Lear Innovation Center, the nonprofit Focus: HOPE showcased a variety of impactful people working in the Detroit community and using their skills to improve the city from within. The panel was emceed by Leslie Andrews, and featured Camille Walker-Banks, executive director of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Greg Schwartz, co-founder and COO of StockX, Sebastian Jackson, founder of The Social Grooming Club, and Dayne Bartscht, co-founder of the Eastern Market Brewing Company. Panelists defined what community meant to them, and described their unique experiences in Detroit. The event was sponsored by SEEN.