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73rd Annual Tribute Dinner
Thursday | April 27, 2023
Focus: HOPE, 1400 Oakman Blvd., Detroit, MI

6pm Reception | 7pm Dinner & Program

The Tribute celebrates community and corporate leaders, a past and current board member and two community organizations who are engaged in work that aligns with the Roundtable's mission to transform communities and the workplace to overcome racism, discrimination, systemic inequities, and institutional and inherent bias.

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All ads need to be submitted no later than April 1, 2023 to Steve Spreitzer at All ads submitted must meet the dimensions and be provided in high resolution (300dpi). Accepted file formats include PDF, TIFF, EPS and JPG. Dimensions are as follows: (width x height): full page – 7.5” x 10”; half page – 7.5” x 4.75”. For more information call Steve Spreitzer at (313) 300-8834


  • Presenting Sponsor: MASCO Corporation

  • Equity Advocate: Huntington

  • Agent for Awareness: Aston Carter, Bodman PLC, Founders Brewing Company, Robert Brutell, Rocket Companies 

  • Community Ally: Citizens, Comerica, Flagstar Bank, KPMG LLC, David R. Nelson Companies, Farbman Group, Fifth Third Bank, Michigan Department of Civil Rights, Right Management, Wayne State University

  • Humanitarian Partner: Deloitte, Dickinson Wright PLLC, First Independence Bank, Lewis & Munday P.C., Skillman Foundation, Southeastern Michigan Health Association (SEMHA)


Keynote Speaker:

  • Danielle Atkinson, Founding Director of Mothering Justice and Mothering Justice Action Fund


2023 Awardees:

  • Racial and Social Justice Humanitarian of the Year: Michigan Coalition for Human Rights

  • DE&I Champion of the Year: Consumers Energy

  • Delores Bennett Community Service Award: Unicorn Unlimited, LLC

  • Ava Jo Silent Shero: Tawana Petty

  • Vijay Das and Ayisha Ashford Youth Leader Award: Dedicated in Memory of Vijay Das and Ayisha Ashford

  • David R. Nelson Distinguished Past Board Member: John Bourbeau, Sr.

  • Distinguished Service Award: Padma Kuppa and Freda G. Sampson

Need More Information?


For more information, please contact Steve Spreitzer at (313) 300-8834 or

Registration is full.  We would love to have you join us virtually at 7 pm at:

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