Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021
Young people around the world are using their voices to be champions for social change—and they need our help! On October 2, 2021, Bold Futures and Hero Nation presented a virtual event featuring special presentations by comic book creators, Dorphise Jean and Greg Elysée, and workshops that help students (14-18) identify and address social issues using visioning, entrepreneurship values, comics and superheroes.
Creator of Spirit's Destiny Comics
Dorphise Jean is a screenplay/comic scriptwriter and novelist. She is known for the anticipated series Spirit's Destiny & Nia Caler. She is currently working on a universe that promotes super heroic girl power and children with disabilities
Greg A. Elysée
Creator of Is'Nana The Were-spider
Greg Anderson Elysée is a Haitian-American, educator, filmmaker, model, and award-winning comic book writer. He's also the creator of Is'nana: The Were-Spider, a comic series based on Anansi, the trickster god of the Akan people of Ghana. He is also the writer for 133art's OneNation: Stronghold.
"Heroic Futures event will use superhero comics to inspire young people to lead," Concentrate Ann Arbor, September 22, 2021, https://www.secondwavemedia.com/concentrate/innovationnews/heroicfutures0609.aspx
Bold Futures is an annual FREE event that was created to empower 14-18-year-old students in Washtenaw County with the skills to become leaders, innovators, and problem solvers in their community.
Bold Futures 2019 Event Photos
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