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Elevate Retreat

185 people attended
Hey Middle Georgia and Friends!

This one is for you!

As we are still navigating through the unknown, we need to connect more than ever. As many of our gatherings have canceled or been postponed what are some memorable moments we will hold unto? Well here is one!  #ElevateRetreat is a virtual experience you do not want to miss. The idea was created to bring together community members (creatives, entrepreneurs, basically all of us) to connect. Just because we're home, doesn't mean we can't grow together. We have curated an experience where you can enjoy music, art, and deep conversations. Come join us and meet new peeps.  

Your hosts, 

Andrea, Christele, Jill, Latravius, and Nancy

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· Stage
Welcome to the Elevate Retreat!
Christele Parham Nancy Cleveland
· Stage
Poem w/ Bee Daniels
Poem with Bee Daniels
· Sessions
Trauma Meets Truth
A discussion about how therapist view their role in helping to address trauma for their clients and their community.
Tiffeny Davis Gloria Cissé Elijah  Mickel Andrea Cooke Tammy Harris Zack  Williams
· Stage
Poem w/ Molly Wilkins
Poem with Molly Wilkins
Molly  Wilkins
· Sessions
Difficult Discussions in Diversity
A meeting of diverse people from diverse backgrounds who are willing to discuss the topics of the day in a safe, therapeutic environment.
Nancy Cleveland Lynn Snyder Monica Miller Gloria Cissé
· Stage
Poem w/ Blacc Mel
Poem with Blacc Mel
· Sessions
Entrepreneur Panel
Join us as we engage in conversation with amazing entrepreneurs
jessica Lewis Nancy Cleveland Christele Parham Andreas Cooke
· Sessions
Drum Circle w/ Kwame
Andrea Cooke
· Sessions
Elevate Your Breathing with Tony Guy
LaTravius Smith Tony Guy
· Sessions
Aces and Community
Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adverse Community Environments: The impact on individuals and community
Jill Vanderhoek Andrea Meyer Stinson
· Sessions
Real Professionals Rest with Jasmin Forts, MBA, CPCC
Christele Parham Jobbing With  Jas
· Stage
A Fireside Chat with Jewel Burks Solomon
A Fireside Chat with Tonja Khabir who will be interviewing Jewel Burks Solomon, the Head of Google for Startups and Managing Partner at Collab Capital.
· Stage
After party with Alaz and Tiara Ponce
A night filled with music and painting
Christele Parham Vinson Muhammad


Tiara Ponce

Tipsy Artz

Billie Slum

Spoken Word

Jake Hall

Difficult Discussions in Diversity Panelist

Jacari Hagan


Jill Vanderhoek

Elevate Retreat

Tony Guy

Elevate Breathing

Molly Wilkins

Spoken Word Artist

Nancy Cleveland

Elevate Retreat

Tammy Harris

Trauma Meets Truth panelist

Andrea Meyer Stinson

Aces and Community

Jobbing With Jas

Real Professionals Rest

LaTravius Smith

Elevate Retreat

Andrea Cooke

Elevate Retreat

Elijah Mickel

Panelist Trauma Meets Truth

Gloria Cissé

Moderator of Difficult Discussions in Diversity

Monica Miller

Difficult Discussions in Diversity Panelist

jessica Lewis

Entrepreneur Panel Panelist

Tiffeny Davis

Trauma Meets Truth Panelist

Lynn Snyder

Difficult Discussions in Diversity Panelist

Andreas Cooke

Entrepreneur Panel

Vinson Muhammad

The After Party Musical performance

Zack Williams

Moderator of Trauma Meets Truth

Christele Parham


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Macon Black Tech

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