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Public Service Recognition Reception

Sponsored by Safe Space NOVA






Sunday, March 11, 2018

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Joe's Movement Emporium

3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt. Rainier, MD

Project Briggs, Inc. is proud to announce the 2018 honorees for the #THEBOLDBRAVE30 Public Service Awards. This year Safe Space NOVA sponsors the #THEBOLDBRAVE30. This year's honorees represent a diverse and inclusive group of professionals and organizations who work tirelessly to better serve their communities.


Here are the 2018 #THEBOLDBRAVE30 Public Service Honorees

Dr. Tamekia Dorsey – CEO of The Creative GRP, LLC.
Kenyetta Hardison - Founder and President of Y.A.T.T.A.S Youth Program
Dr. Imani Woody – Founding Director and CEO of Mary's House

Trystin Kier Francis – Founder & Principal, The Kier Company 
Lonnie Walker - CEO - President of Joy Baltimore 
Cedric Pulliam - Human Rights and Policy Advisor in the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy, U.S. Department of State
Temika Moore - Inspirational Songstress
Shi-Queeta Lee – Legendary Drag Superstar
Rayceen Pendarvis – Creator and Star of The Ask Rayceen Show
Carlos Richardson – Social Studies Teacher and Extended Learning Coordinator, Friendship Collegiate Academy
Bishop A. Bernard Hector - Kingdom Covenant Ministries

Jordan Costen – Founder/Chairman, Safe Space NOVA 

Don Gatewood and Christian Gant – Co Executive Directors, Stand Up Baltimore  Initiative

Derrick A. Petit, Esq., MPA – Founder, Gay Professional Men of Color (GPMC) - DC

The Wanda Alston Foundation

Henderson Long - Upward Bound Promotions, LLC.

Miesha Joel and Martina Stewart – CEOs/Owners of TMS Entertainment

Xavier O'Neal – CEO of Xavier Entertainment

Lenny Knight – CEO of K5 Entertainment 

McGregory Williams – CEO of Omega Entertainment

Jonas Davis and Enrico Monte – CEOs of Fitness with J and R

Waddie Grant – Owner, Blogger and Executive Producer of The G-Listed 

Ronald Matters – Journalist 

Antonio Driver - Speak Out with Antonio

Donté "DonBon" Booker – Creator of Boy Drama

Marvin Bowser – Actor, Community and LGBTQ+ Advocate

Michael "Micci" Saint-Andress – Actor, Community Advocate and Writer

Tony "And I Thank You" Nelson – Actor, Director and Stage Writer

Dr. Walter C. Lundy – Philanthropist and Creator of the Annual Red Party Christmas Toy Drive

Robin McKinney - Keys to the City

Writer's Block Award

Individuals who faithfully contribute monthly News Articles to the Project Briggs Newsletter

Waddie Grant - The G-Listed

Ronald Matters - Outburst

Dr. Imani Woody - Views from the Front Porch

Michael Saint-Andress - This & That

Troy D. Lewis, II - Education Connection

Bryan Heckstall - Coffee Break with Coach Bryan

Community Ally Award

Individuals who faithfully advocate for our Community and support the mission of Project Briggs, Inc.

Aaron J. Holmes - DC  At-Large City Council Candidate



Safe Space NOVA is dedicated to providing a safe, accepting, and supportive environment to combat social stigmas, bullying, and other challenges faced by LGBT+ youth.

Target Audience

High School Students: 14-18 years old

Service Area

Northern Virginia

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