Lauren Hood on Beyond

April 21, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Grand Circus

part of a series on Beyond


About the speaker

Lauren Hood specializes in community engagement and authentic dialogues. She leads Live6, a nonprofit development organization whose mission is to enhance quality of life for residents living in Northwest Detroit.

Prior to joining Live6, Lauren spent her career in leadership positions in economic development for the City of Highland Park, as the Director of Community Engagement at Loveland Technologies, and Principal of her racial equity consultancy, Deep Dive Detroit. She serves as a Mayoral appointee to the City of Detroit’s Historic District Commission advocating for the preservation of the city’s cultural assets. She speaks regularly on panels, conducts workshops and facilitates dialogues on community engagement and inclusive development. In addition to being a regular guest columnist in local Op-ed pages, she is active at her alma mater, University of Detroit Mercy where she received a Masters in Community Development and undergraduate business degree.

Local partners

Additional details

As always - this is a free-but-ticketed event. Please let us know you’ll be attending by grabbing a ticket - that way we can let our partners know how much morning fuel to provide and how many seats to have ready!

Doors open at 8:30am for snacks, coffee and mingling with conversation kicking off at 9am.

Street parking and garages are shared by the downtown workforce so please get here early as they tend to fill up!