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Thought Leader and Changemaker LaTosha Brown
February 1, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Save the date! Business+Impact is proud to co-sponsor U-M Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) Black History Month speaker LaTosha Brown. Ms. Brown is an award-winning thought leader, social strategist, philanthropic consultant, jazz singer, and catalyst for change. As co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund, Ms. Brown is dedicated to increasing the political power of Black people. She has more than twenty years of experience working in the non-profit and philanthropy sectors on issues related to political empowerment, social justice, economic development, leadership development, wealth creation and civil rights. A regular contributor to The New York Times and a fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Ms. Brown is a recipient of the 2010 White House Champions of Change Award, 2006 Spirit of Democracy Award, and the Louis Burnham Award for Human Rights.
She will share thoughts on her lecture, “The Death of Democracy: Voter Suppression in the 21st Century,” and she will discuss how storytelling and strategic messaging can build political power. The role of women, young voters, and people of color in American politics will be a key area of discussion.