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Andrew Young has always viewed his career through the lens of his first career that of

ordained minister. His work for civil and human rights, in his many years in public office as

Congressman, United Nations Ambassador and mayor, his leadership of the Atlanta

Olympic Games, his advocacy of investment in Africa through GoodWorks International,

and the establishment of the Andrew J. Young Foundation are all a response to his call to serve.

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TracyBroughton

Tracy Broughton, Ms. America 2011 is a successful entrepreneur, sought after public

speaker/trainer, artist, model, designer, and is proud to be a humanitarian. After surviving

not one but two major car accidents, Tracy is a pioneer who has paved the way for the

disabled and was honored with the Goodwill Industries Walter Knott Service Award for

advancing public awareness and opportunities for people with disabilities.

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 calvin.mackie

A lifelong resident of New Orleans, Dr. Calvin Mackie graduated from high school with low

SAT scores requiring him to undertake special remedial classes before he was admitted to

Morehouse College. He completed his degree in Mathematics, graduating Magna Cum

Laude and a member of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society. Today,

Mackie continues in his role as Managing Partner of Channel ZerO Group LLC, an educational and

motivational consulting company he co-founded in 1992. He has presented to numerous civic and

educational institutions, government entities, professional associations, and businesses of every size

and industrial focus.

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 susan-taylor

After 27 years as the chief editor of Essence magazine and the visionary credited with

building the brand, Susan L. Taylor left publishing to devote her life to building an

organization that is devoted to breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty among

African Americans. The National CARES Mentoring Movement is that organization: a

community transformation crusade dedicated to “changing the predictable futures defined for our young

who are struggling along the margins and living with the indignity of poverty,” she says.

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glendahatchettGlenda A. Hatchett is the former star of the court show, Judge Hatchett. After graduating

from Emory University School of Law and completing a coveted clerkship in the U.S.

Federal Courts, Glenda Hatchett accepted a position at Delta Air Lines, as the company’s

highest-ranking African-American woman. She served in dual roles as a senior attorney for

Delta, litigating cases in federal courts throughout the country, and Manager of Public Relations,

supervising global crisis management, and media relations for all of Europe, Asia and the United States.

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 andreayoung

Andrea Young is an attorney and author who serves as the Executive Director of the

Andrew Young Foundation. The Foundation promotes the development of leaders for

public purpose through its work with strategic partners, schools and organizations, as well

as producing an award-winning documentary series.

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Moderator

Jeff Johnson is an award-winning journalist, social activist and political commentator, and

author. From his celebrated conversations with marquee world figures in the political,

business and entertainment arenas to his grass-roots trench work to inspire the next

generation of leaders; investigative journalist, political correspondent, and activist, Jeff

Johnson continues to be a trailblazing social entrepreneur and authentic voice for change.

 

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