Having too many good ideas is definitely not a bad problem to have.
Three projects were declared winners at UpDayton’s 2017 Summit from a field of 12.
>> You might be surprised who showed up at UpDayton’s 2017 Summit
Each of three winning projects selected will receive $1,000 in seed money and a year of support from UpDayton staff, leaders and volunteers.
Visit UpDayton’s website for information on how to help.
Below are descriptions of the winning projects.
Karlos Marshall & Moses Mbeseha
The Reading Park Project
“Karlos and Moses are the co-founders of The Conscious Connect, Inc., a nonprofit with the mission to eradicate urban “book deserts.” Their project seeks to turn underutilized spaces along the Salem Peace Corridor into welcoming places to read a book, have an event, or learn something new.”
“Bryan is a huge advocate for a more connected community. His project seeks to use basketball and other sports as a way to bridge divides and boost Dayton children.
“Devon is a former foster youth with a passion for giving back and telling her story. Her project seeks to partner with Agape for Youth to expand their Comfort Bags program.”