Project Pitch Proposals

Saturday ended with a crowd-sourced selection of projects to “pitch” to coaches on Sunday.

The twelve projects pitched are below, with notes of the awards they received.

The top three vote getters received $500 each and access to coaching from Chris Rabb using the Invisible Capital toolkit.

The Wake Up Tour and

Show Me Your I.D.

Tani Ikeda, Jasiri X,  Sandy Ordonez, Paradise Gray, Matt Renner, Lauren Harbury, Jeff Hermes

These two projects combined to do their pitch.  See the opening.

Homewood Nation – The Homewood 100 Initiative – Elwin Green


Documenting Durham – Travis Mitchell

Received award from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, Durham, NC

She Who Holds the Pen Publishing Institute – Tamara Jeffries (Bennett College)
Received award from the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship

Global Citizen Journalism (GCJ): Diversity of Convergence – Seung-Hyun Lee
Received award from Winston-Salem: Wake Forest University


Empowering Tomorrow – Barbara Lewis

Digital DNA – Digital Identity Management and Community Mapping System – Michelle Ferrier, Byung Lee, Mani St. Victor, Rick Rodgers, Kaycie Coy, Norm Roulet

The Obama Effect – Paradise Gray

immediate Justice hotline – Tani Ikeda

Media Reinvestment – Jordan Green

Hill District Historians Oral History Project – C. Denise Johnson

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