Hello, My Name is King, Inc. will present their Annual Hello, My Name is KING Day event on Monday, October 16, 2017 at Tila Studios located at 2835 Church St, Atlanta, GA 30344 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm. This event will include panel discussions, art, food, musical performances and more. The panelists include – Mr. Devan Dmarcus, the founder of Black Men Smile; Suresh May; an entrepreneur and founder of Wealth Weekly; Benjamin Puckett, a motivational speaker for the WIN Strategy; Kendrick Williams, an education and health careers coordinator for Atlanta AHEC; D’ Anthony Davis, a Morehouse Man and founder of B.S.S (Building Success Stories); Bryan Real, the founder of Village Mentors; and Jan D’Aguiar, an Atlanta Public Schools educator and 2nd Vice District Representative, who is currently running for City Council.
This program is constructed to celebrate another year of success and prosperity for Hello, My Name is King, Inc. Over the past year, this organization has managed to make a huge impact in the Atlanta community through community service projects and various outreach programs. The organization continuously makes efforts to empower men and boys of color to challenge themselves, break barriers, and make a difference.
Ultimately, Hello, My Name Is KING, Inc. is a movement and this event will allow attendees to experience the power of black unity, black excellence, and the organization’s passion for uplifting black males.
Hello My Name is King, Inc. is about challenging mainstream perceptions and elevating the way individuals think in order to progress and initiate change. The program’s vision is a society where Black boys and teens are encouraged to break barriers, publicly value themselves, and make a difference in their communities.
Originally from Saint Louis, MO, Whitney Stovall is an emerging social entrepreneur, blogger, and a dedicated servant leader in the areas of race and gender equality, and youth empowerment. Her contributions are a range of experience that includes program and project management, community outreach, digital marketing, youth development, and international relations. She completed her undergraduate studies at Howard University in Legal Communications and received her Master’s in Public Administration in Nonprofit Management from Georgia State University. In the pursuit of social change, she partnered with Brianna Alexander and Anique Hameed to establish Essence of Progress, LLC; a leadership development association that serves women between the ages of 18-35 who are devoted to civic engagement. She also the founder of Hello, My Name is KING, Inc., whose mission is to create a platform for positive Black male images, and impact the internal and external perceptions of Black men and boys.