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Unlikely Collaboration for the Win: Building Bridges and Healing Communities through Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurship

Khalilah Olokunola (VP of Human Resources; TRU Colors Brewing), Press (Brewery Operations; TRU Colors Brewing), George Taylor (Chairman; TRU Colors Brewing)

TRU Colors Brewery is a North Carolina-based brewery staffed by active gang members. The company operates a for-profit business with the social mission of reducing violence and bringing together rival gangs. This must-watch discussion session explains why TRU Colors is an essential example of a brand Delivering the Good Life by helping build bridges between people, healing communities, and bringing about new cooperation in the unlikeliest of places.

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SB'19 Detroit Keynote / Unlikely Collaboration for the Win: Building Bridges and Healing Communities through Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurship
SB'19 Detroit Keynote / Unlikely Collaboration for the Win: Building Bridges and Healing Communities through Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurship
Video (24m 16s)

Khalilah Olokunola
VP of Human Resources
TRU Colors Brewing

KO is VP of Human Resources for TRU Colors Brewing, where she is the force behind defining a company culture that drives both personal and professional growth.

Press
Brewery Operations
TRU Colors Brewing

Press works in Brewery Operations at TRU Colors, where he assists in producing the beer that TRU Colors believe will bring people together. Outside of life at TRU Colors Press enjoys nothing more than spending time with his family.

TRU Colors Brewing

We’re a business employing active, rival gang members coming together to stop gun violence.

Detroit, MI USA Food/Beverage Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
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