"How Should I Introduce You?"

“How Should I Introduce You?” Ray Nelson and Makuti Lee

Ray Nelson is a nationally recognized speaker, youth developer, and a bold leader within our community. Hailing from our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., Ray is a gifted communicator who believes in doing the good, hard work to end disparities for under-resourced youth. Makuti Lee is a native of Washington, D.C. with over 10 years of … Continue reading

"How Should I Introduce You?"

“How Should I Introduce You?” Erick King and Jamar Hudson

Erick King is a social entrepreneur, investor, and advisor with a focus on inclusive community development. With over 19 years of experience in juvenile justice, affordable housing, and nonprofit leadership, Mr. King is a leader in sustainable inclusive growth within the National Capital Region. Mr. King is the Co-Founder in Executive Director of the Capital … Continue reading

"How Should I Introduce You?"

“How Should I Introduce You?” Bill Walker and Jeremy Carry

Bill Walker The legendary trainer, Instructor and motivational conductor heard the calling of teaching the art of strength and fitness years after his own journey with fitness and battle tremendous adversity.  In 2008, Bill Walker was stricken with a cancerous tumor that eventually led to the partial amputation of his right foot in September of … Continue reading

"How Should I Introduce You?"

“How Should I Introduce You?” Silas Grant

This installment is about me….how would I introduce myself to others. It hit me recently: “I never introduced myself to the viewers…” So here we go. This installment allows me to explain the concept, my vision for it, and other things I’m working on. I’m big on consideration; which means I’m often concerned about others. … Continue reading

"How Should I Introduce You?"

“How Should I Introduce You?” Mannone Butler and DeChelle Harris

Who is Mannone Ayodelle Butler? She is … A daughter, sister, niece, cousin, friend, mentor A Native Washingtonian A longstanding public servant A proven and innovative leader A Georgetown Hoya and a Wilson Tiger A sports enthusiast A child of God DeChelle A. Harris Detail-oriented. Inspired. Problem-solver. Interior designer. A creative being. I enjoy all … Continue reading

"How Should I Introduce You?"

“How Should I Introduce You?” Leon Bournes and Marcus Taylor

Leon Bournes, Owner As a DC youth, sports and recreation became an outlet for Leon, which he turned into employment when he became a lifeguard, with the Department of Parks and Recreation.  In high school, Leon played on Archbishop Carroll’s first lacrosse team. His athleticism was cultivated by his parents, at an early age, by … Continue reading

"How Should I Introduce You?"

“How Should I Introduce You?” Derrick Colbert and Patrice Lancaster

Derrick Colbert: A Devoted father, husband, brother, and community builder. 20 year veteran in the community development industry. Certified Family Development Practitioner, Credentialed Fatherhood Practitioner, Credentialed Entrepreneurship and Small Business Developer, Political Strategist. Patrice Lancaster: Patrice “ResourceQueen” Lancaster, Community Activist- Change Agent, Philanthropist. CEO of Lancaster Consulting (a community-focused PR marketing and branding firm). Proud … Continue reading

"How Should I Introduce You?"

“How Should I Introduce You?” Herb Gray and Ransom Miller

Herb Gray is the owner of a mental & behavioral health company (Life Enhancement Services) in Washington DC providing counseling and other support services to about 800 residents each week. Herb enjoys participating in impactful community service projects. He is very proud to have recently been selected as a member of the DC Police Reform … Continue reading