"The Creative Economy: Driving Urban Revitalization Through Innovation"

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Sept. 5, 2012                                               

CONTACT: Muriel Cooper    
(202) 263-2829                                                                                                              

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.

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 socioeconomic circumstances of African Americans and other underserved communities.

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