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Detroit native Andre L. Johnson is president and chief executive officer of the Detroit Recovery Project, a multi-service nonprofit that provides a wide spectrum of support services to the city’s recovery community. Such services include GED preparation; 12-step support groups; housing assistance; job readiness and employment assistance; and HIV prevention, testing and counseling services. Since its…

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Father and community advocate Robert Shakhan is a recovery coach for the Detroit Recovery Project Inc. His passion is bringing healing to people who have experienced trauma or severe life stressors due to drug addiction. As a certified drug and alcohol counselor, Shakhan is trained in treatment, recovery support and relapse prevention. He will be one…

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Kevin Johnson holds a Ph.D. in medical sociology, a master’s degree in family sociology and a bachelor of science degree in public affairs. He is a licensed social worker and certified peer support specialist and has practiced and served as a director, therapist, case manager and behavioral specialist in the health and human services arena for…

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Four hundred and fifty women descended upon the inaugural Millionairess’ Conference hosted by founder and health and wealth expert, Dr. Jewel Tankard. The exuberant crowd was filled with leaders, ambition-filled women and go-getters who were poised to take the knowledge and information they learned and put it into action by diversifying their perspective on wealth.…

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Today was the kick off for rolling out‘s inaugural conference, Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment (RIDE). This weekend, Sept. 22-23, guests can expect an agenda full of networking and learning. Attendees will have the chance to interact on social media using the hashtag #RIDECon17 and leave with new ideas about leadership, entertainment, tech and business.…

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Jerome Monroe, community development specialist for the Microsoft Lenox store in Atlanta has one job: “Build relationships with local community groups such as schools, Chamber of Commerce small businesses, and charitable organizations.” When rolling out created the RIDE conference, it made perfect sense to include one of the leading forces in technology. Rolling out identified…

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Attorney General Eric Holder was the special guest speaker on the opening day of Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Conference in New York City. After a few words from Rev. Sharpton, Holder spoke to the attendees about social responsibility and emphasized the work that NAN has done in the community and throughout the country in the name of justice.

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