Author: Andrew Baker

Today on the Canopy Cafe, discussing for-profit/non-profit partnership and corporate philanthropy with Shawn Summerville of Louisville Central Community Centers. Find out more: https://linktr.ee/canopyky   Background After attending the University of Illinois to complete his degree in Urban Planning, Shawn Summerville began his career at UPS in Louisville. After being...

A wide-ranging conversation with Marta Miranda-Straub who was recently appointed the Commissioner of Kentucky's Department of Community Services.   Background Before accepting her position as Commissioner of Kentucky's Department of Community Services, Marta Miranda-Straub had worked as a social worker, activist, community organizer, executive leader, and coach. While...

We were joined on yesterday’s Canopy Cafe by Lettie Johnson, a recognized John C. Maxwell Life & Leadership Coach, speaker, trainer and CEO of Gifted By Design Leadership & Consulting, LLC, a forward-thinking leadership consulting firm that specializes in connecting, consulting, and coaching leadership and...

We were joined on Canopy Cafe by Deon Stokes, founder of Joint Effort LLC, a forensic marketing agency that specializes in B2C Marketing, SaaS Subscription Marketing, and Inbound Marketing solutions for Restaurants, Small Businesses, and Nonprofits. On today’s episode, Stokes discusses the hardships of growing...

In order to help businesses and organizations learn to identify and acknowledge the racial inequities that exist in our community, The Racial Healing Project offers numerous services to promote Anti-Racism in the private sector. Rashaad Abdur-Rahman, founder of the Racial Healing Project, discusses steps that...