Rep. Hansen Clarke, Honorary Host for Creative Economy Panel During
CBCF's 2012 Annual Legislative Conference
WHAT: "The Creative Economy: Driving Urban Revitalization Through Innovation"
WHO: Kellie Williams (Moderator) - Actress, Family Matters, Clean House
Ralph Gilles - President & CEO SRT Brand & Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC.
Senior Vice President of Design, Chrysler LLC. Designed the Chrysler 300
David Rice - Founder & Chairman, Organization of Black Designers
Dr. Winnette McIntosh Ambrose - Owner, The Sweet Lobby, Winner of Food Network's 'Cupcake Wars'
Christine Brooks-Cropper - Founder & President, Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce
Ashley sky Walker - Celebrity/Fashion Photographer, Personal photographer for world-renowned artist, Kehinde Wiley
WHERE: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW WDC, Room 140-B
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, 10 a.m.-noon
WHY: From expressive murals to independent fashion designers, creativity is fueling
urban revitalization and revolutionizing our lifestyles. This forum, with Honorary
Host Rep. Hansen Clarke of Michigan, discusses how innovative
small businesses are building more vibrant and sustainable communities by
forming a creative economy.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., was established in 1976 as a
nonpartisan, nonprofit, public policy, research and education institute to help improve the
socioeconomic circumstances of African Americans and other underserved communities.