2017 Freedom Fund Dinner speaker: Mr. Terry Green
Think Make Live: Building Bridges to Empower Social Justice
Terry Green is the CEO/Founder of Think Make Live. Think Make Live is a social enterprise that seeks to provide opportunity youth, college students and restored citizens pathways to more opportunities and success through programs, workshops, leadership and professional development, and community engagement events.
Terry is a national social justice consultant with exceptional leadership skills offering a wide range of services, including public speaking, event planning, community organizing, and program facilitation. Terry is an effective presenter and strategic planner with superb communication abilities. He is an ideal speaker or consultant for audiences and organizations interested in prison reform, recidivism reduction, and restorative justice.
Watch Terry in action HERE as one of the panelist joining professor and civil rights lawyer Dr. Michelle Alexander for a special screening of Ava DuVernay’s new documentary 13th, which explores the historical foundations and present-day structures of mass incarceration in the United States. After the film, Dr. Michelle Alexander led a panel discussion addressing the importance of Black Studies both for understanding the origins of systems of racial oppression and acquiring the tools needed to effectively combat them.
Our local unit raises money to fund our annual Wooster/Orrville NAACP Scholarships administered by the Wayne County Community Foundation:
We hold our largest annual event and fundraiser, the Freedom Fund Dinner, to support scholarships and community education. We enjoy a fabulous dinner together while being inspired by talented speakers and uplifting music.
The Freedom Fund Dinner is typically held at Kittredge Hall at the College of Wooster, on the second Saturday of October with doors opening at 6 pm and the program starting at 6:30 pm. We give 2 to 3 scholarships per year.
For information contact Bobbi Douglas at BobbiDouglas2009@gmail.com.