Chattanooga Speaks 2015 Is Monday

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Main Street Innovations, with its partners the Bessie Smith Cultural Center and the Camp House, announced Chattanooga Speaks 2015 will be held on Monday from 5:30-8 p.m. Networking will be from 5:30-6:15 pm. and the panel discussion starts at 6:30 p.m.  

There is no admission cost and the community is invited to attend.

Chattanooga Speaks 2015 is an open forum, panel discussion about the issues affecting the community and nation that engages community leaders, elected officials and local citizens in the community they serve.  Entrepreneurs, community leaders and HR professionals and executives have been invited to this panel discussion to dialogue on joint strategies to avoiding similar outcomes that have hurt cities like Ferguson and Baltimore.  Approximately 300-350 guests are expected to attend. 

The Chattanooga Speaks Panel will include Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher, Dr. Franklin McCallie, James Chapman, Dr. Linda Wiley, James McKissic, Councilman Moses Freeman Jr., Michelle Peterson, Dr. Eleanor Cooper-McCallie and special guest will be Mayor Andy Berke.  

Main Street Innovations is a minority owned and operated full service human resources and diversity management firm, offering a scope of human resource solutions for companies ranging from start-up companies to fortune 500 companies that have decided embrace their diversity management strategy starting with endorsement from the C-suite. Main Street Innovations has a “community and social cause focus” where they create community opportunities that bring people together to focus on issues facing the nation and the Chattanooga community. The company considers themselves “socialpreneurs” because of their dual focus of being both socially conscious and successful as an entrepreneurs.  Their goal is to generate revenue, while working towards making the city a great place to “live, work and play”, for all citizens. Main Street Innovations has produced projects like the first annual Ebony and Ivory Gala 2015, Chattanooga Speaks 2015 and upcoming events such as Main Street Mixers in partnership with the Urban Lawn.  

For more information call 653-0340 or email: 

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