Roland S. Martin Hosts Liberia Bicentennial Celebration

Congratulations to the Liberia Economic Development Initiative (LEDI) for producing a successful 2022 LEDI International Life Changers Award and Liberia Bicentennial Celebration Gala.

This gala was created to benefit “The Gift of Literacy” LEDI Library Construction Project.

It was a pleasure for our agency, inMMGroup: the re+inVent company and its communication arm, inCity Magazine to partner in the fundraising gala.

Pictured Above: Christopher D. Thomas, Publisher of inCity Magazine and Roland S Martin, CEO of Black Star Network

The host of the evening was Roland S. Martin of Roland Martin Unfiltered Streaming Show & CEO of Black Star Network. Honorees of LEDI International Life Changers Award were Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant, New Birth; Mrs. Xernona Clayton, Founder and CEO The Trumpet Awards Foundation; Mr. Thomas Dortch, Chairman of 100 Black Men of America; Dana Lupton, CEO and Co-Founder of Moving in the Spirit and Dr. Tammy Gray-Steele, CEO of National Women in Agriculture Association.

Congratulations to Erika Y Mitchell, Board Member for Atlanta Board of Education; Mayor khalid kamau, City of South Fulton; Alicia Blakely, Savannah Georgia City Council, Post 2, At-Large; Kesha Gibson-Carter, Savannah Georgia City Council, Post 1, At-Large; Antonio Lewis, Atlanta City Council of  District 12; Byron Amos, Atlanta City Council of  District 3; and Phoday Dolleh, Owner of Plus Sports Performance Center.

The Liberia Economic Development Initiative (LEDI) is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt non-profit with an international focus. It is a non-political, and non-governmental organization founded in October 2007 to reduce poverty and increase the economic capacity of the often marginalized and disadvantaged people of the world with specific focus on Liberia, West Africa. LEDI’s primary objectives are to reduce poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, diseases, and underdevelopment in Liberia through a comprehensive approach by providing:

  1. Microfinance: Microloans, business development, and training
  2. Education: Scholarships, school supplies, teacher stipends
  3. Healthcare: Medical supplies, patient and healthcare workers subsidies
  4. Infrastructure: Build modern libraries, schools, clinics, wells, latrines, roads
  5. Youth Development: Leadership development and sports training camps
  6. Sisterly Institutions: Develop sisterly relationships among institutions

For more information about LEDI visit www.LEDINOW.org