“Nobody is so poor that he has nothing to give, and nobody is so rich that he has nothing to receive.” – Pope John Paul II

Plywood People is hosting our first Black Box Session of the year. Black Box Sessions are intimate gatherings where we explore a topic as a community. This Session’s topic is DIGNITY. We will explore what it means that each person has value and unique gifts to offer to the building of community. We are all needed to make better happen. This is the power of DIGNITY.

Our Presenters and Performers are:

Ryan Gravel, Urban Planner, Author and Creator of the Atlanta Beltline. Ryan is the author of "Where We Want to Live: Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation of Cities." During this session, he will share on dignity in city planning and design, especially as it relates to the city of Atlanta and his history with the Atlanta Beltline.

Sarah Buchanan, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Kula Project. In her work with Rwandan coffee farmers, Sarah has captured the art of storytelling. She will share how she communicates these stories with the community's dignity in mind.

Iyabo Onipede, Leadership Development Coach. Coach Iyabo's work focuses on the soul of leadership. During this session, she will share her personal story of coming into her vocation, helping us all to realize that dignity exists in the most unlikely places.

Sean Grant, Spoken Word Artist and Founder of Trackstarz Media. Sean is an Atlanta-based artist and entrepreneur. We are excited for him to share his poetry as a part of this Black Box Session.

Grab your ticket as soon as possible bcause seating is limited to only 100 people.

Desserts and Beverages will be provided.


The cost of Black Box Session: DIGNITY is $15.00.

The cost of the Black Box Sessions 2017 SEASON TICKET is $40.00.

To reserve your spot at this Session and all future Sessions for 2017, purchase a SEASON TICKET. A SEASON TICKET guarantees your admission into this March's Session as well as into the Black Box Sessions scheduled for May 16th, October 3rd and December 5th. As a Season Ticket holder, not only do you save money, but you also get advanced notice on session themes and speakers. Purchase either one-time event tickets or season tickets below.