Gather with the dreamers and doers of our city to imagine an Evansville where everyone flourishes.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
OLD NATIONAL BANK ATRIUM
1 Main Street, Evansville, IN 47708
CHIEF DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION & BELONGING OFFICER
Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation
With nearly three decades of experience in public education, Roseyn Hood came to Evansville in 2021 to further the development of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture for EVSC students, families, and staff, as well as the broader Evansville community.
And How Are the Children Evansville
Joann moved to Evansville as a child in foster care and has spent the last 20 years serving individuals and families through community outreach ministries and non-traditional education.
These experiences, as well as her interest in early childhood education, entrepreneurship, and pastoral leadership have granted her an acute awareness of how social systems impact the lives of real people.
FILMMAKER & HIP HOP ARTIST
As an independent filmmaker and a music artist, Logan Miller has leveraged his creative talents to shed light on important topics and celebrate beauty in the midst of struggle.
His 2020 film, Love: Undivided, seeks to bridge racial divides in our city and beyond, as does the film he produced with For Evansville on the history of racial division in Evansville. In addition, much of his music addresses topics related to depression, anxiety, and self-image.
DIRECTOR OF CRADLE-TO-CAREER CONTINUUM
Dream Center Evansville
With degrees in psychology and social work, as well as five years of experience providing wrap-around services to ensure the success of kids experiencing poverty, John Benton understands the traumatizing and dehumanizing effects poverty can have on individuals and families.
Through Dream Center's work in Jacobsville, he has also seen firsthand how starting with a person's innate human dignity can transform persons and whole communities.
Theophilus Akai hails from Ghana, West Africa and has lived in multiple states in the U.S. His exposure to a variety of cultures has helped him hone his skills as a unique guitar player with experience as a touring and studio musician.