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Hayti Reborn: The Reveal

Facebook Live & Zoom Virtual Event

Thursday, June 17, 2021


Preservation Durham’s People + Place Speaker Series connects the people of Durham with the importance of our historic, architectural and cultural places and the stories they bring to life. 

A presentation and interview with Henry McKoy PhD, economic development and entrepreneurship expert, about an innovative placemaking projects that brings the ideals of the Black entrepreneurship community Hayti, back to life.

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About the Speaker

Henry McKoy is a faculty member and director of entrepreneurship at NC Central University within the School of Business. He also serves as the managing director of the Eagle Angel Network, a part of the Triangle Venture Alliance. McKoy is a seasoned professional in community & economic development, policy, government, finance, corporate and nonprofit leadership. He is the former Asst. Sec. of Commerce for the State of NC as part of the cabinet of Governor Beverly Perdue. McKoy is a sought-after national speaker and thought leader. He was invited by President Obama to the White House to discuss how sustainable enterprise and impact investing fits with the new economy. He has served as a mentor at CUBE, the social innovation incubator at the UNC Campus Y. He founded Fourth-Sector Financial, a financial-services firm that focused on community, energy and sustainability finance. He has been involved with nearly 200 nonprofits, serving on boards, volunteering from local to international.