Lola Smallwood Cuevas currently directs the Los Angeles Black Worker Center, the first worker center in California focused on solving the Black job crisis. The Black Worker Center aims to build power among Black workers to create greater access to quality jobs and transform industri
Rob Carmona, Co-founder, STRIVE International. STRIVE is a non-profit organization that under Carmona's leadership grew from a small community-based organization to an international leader in workforce development.
Dr. Ron B. Mincy, Director, Center for Research on Fathers, Families and Child Well-Being. Mincy has been published widely on the effects of income security policy on child and family poverty, family formation, and child well-being; responsible fatherhood, class, and urban poverty.
Dr. Randal Pinkett, Co-founder/Chairman/CEO, BCT Partners. Dr. Pinkett is the Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of BCT Partners, a multimillion dollar management, technology and policy consulting firm based in Newark, NJ. He has established himself as an entrepreneur, speaker and author.
Sequane Lawrence, Director, Fathers, Families, Healthy Communities (FFHC). Lawrence has led the way in providing youth-centered human services, market driven workforce strategies, leadership development, entrepreneurship, economic development and multimedia programs for Latino and African-American.