May 18, 2023

The Beverly Hilton

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Whitney M. Young, Jr.
Award Honoree

Paula Madison

Madison Media Management

Trailblazer Award Honoree

Martin Muoto

Founder, Managing Partner
SoLA Impact


Special Keynote Guest

Bishop T.D. Jakes

Chairman & CEO
T.D. Jakes Group

Corporate Partner Award Honoree

Sekou Kaalund

Executive Vice President
U.S. Bank


Musical Performance by

Denée Benton

Tony Award Nominated Actress/Singer

Co-Hosted By

Chris Schauble

Anchor, KTLA5

Co-Hosted By

Megan Telles

Anchor, KTLA5

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