1st Virtual Event
Friday, October 23rd, 2020
Tickets for this year’s event were donation based.
Additional donations to help us advance our mission are still accepted and appreciated!
12th Annual Breakfast Event Highlight Videos
Welcome Remarks & Executive Director Announcement
Sustainable Community Champion Awards
Keynote Presentation: Nathaniel Smith
Keynote Presentation: Justin Onwenu
Keynote Presentation: Monica Lewis Patrick
Chief Sustainability Officer at Wayne State University
501c(3) non-profit organization
Hope Village CDC
community development corporation
Weekly email newsletter
Monica Lewis Patrick
Monica Lewis-Patrick (aka The Water Warrior) is an educator, entrepreneur, and human rights activist/advocate. She has served as Director of Community Outreach & Engagement since 2009. She was unanimously elected by the Board to become the President & CEO.
In March, Onwenu was thrown into rapid response as a new kind of disaster — the coronavirus pandemic — hit Detroit’s black community hard. Onwenu immediately set to work organizing a metro Detroit COVID-19 response including a Facebook group and coordination of mutual aid efforts across the city.
Nathaniel Smith is the Founder and Chief Equity Officer (CEqO) for the Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE), which advances policies and actions that progress a “New Southern Agenda” for racial equity and shared prosperity in the American South.
Special musical performance by
EcoWorks 11th Annual Breakfast
Dr. Dorceta Taylor
Environmental justice activist
Real Estate Advocate
Community Stewardship Organization
EcoWorks 10th Annual Breakfast
Additional questions can be directed to
313.894.1030 ext. 119
We look forward to “seeing” you on October 23!