Keynote Speaker: Dr. Truman Hudson

“All Voices Count: Developing Solutions Through the Asset Framing Lens” 

We are pleased to have Dr. Truman Hudson Jr. as the Keynote speaker for this event.

Dr. Hudson is a social economist who builds human, social, political, and economic capital in communities. Hudson achieved an extensive list of accomplishments during
his 26 years of developing, implementing, researching and evaluating educational and community economic development projects. Dr. Hudson continues to lead as managing
partner in DEXDesign Community Development Club, L3C, the Director of Research,  Development for BMe Community, Director of Industry and Community Partnerships for the Center for Disparity Equity and Solutions. Dr. Hudson also serves as a scholar in the capacities of LEO Lecturer of Multiculturalism at The University of Michigan-Dearborn, and lecturer at Wayne State University, Central Michigan University,
Madonna University, and Wayne County Community College District.


With his pedagogical practice being rooted in academic service learning, learning communities, and critical race theories, Hudson is interested in exploring students’ voices and perspectives in school reform efforts; equity and inclusion in k-20; and the human capital argument specific to Black males.