The 1954 Project PRESENTS:

The Luminary Awards

Celebrating Excellence in Education Leadership & Black Philanthropy

APRIL 28th,
2021

11AM-12:30PM
Central

THE EVENT

The 1954 Project Luminary Awards event will highlight the innovative work of outstanding Black leaders and recognize their positive impact on the education landscape. We will come together to build upon the rich tradition of giving in the Black community and to lift up the generosity of ALL philanthropists in advancing educational outcomes for our children.

Thanks to our generous supporters, there is no charge for attending this event. However, donations are welcome and help fuel the success of The 1954 Project.

LUMINARIES

Aimée Eubanks Davis

Founder and CEO
Braven

Sharif El-Mekki

CEO
‍Center for Black Educator Development

Nicole Lynn Lewis

Founder and CEO
Generation Hope

Adrian Mims

Founder and CEO
The Calculus Project

Hiewet Senghor

Founder
Black Teacher Collaborative

SPEAKERS

Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Cookie Johnson

ENTREPRENEURS & PHILANTHROPISTS

Common

Academy and Grammy Award Winning Artist and Activist

Jay Ellis

ACTOR

Dr. Nzinga Harrison

Host, In Recovery Podcast
Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Eleanor Health

Lauren Stoute

Marketing & Communications Executive

Liz Thompson

FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, THE CLEVELAND AVENUE FOUNDATION FOR EDUCATION (THE CAFE)

Don Thompson

FOUNDER & CEO, CLEVELAND AVENUE, LLC

Acasia Wilson Feinberg

Founding Executive Director, The 1954 Project

Melinda Wright

Senior Program Officer, K-12 Education Program Walton Family Foundation

Caryl Stern

Executive Director
Walton Family Foundation

The Luminary Awards

APRIL 28th,
2021

11AM-12:30PM
‍Central

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