Coworkers, fans and family members of this year’s Community Builders to Watch pulled up to the big screen Wednesday at Power & Light to see five of their favorite changemakers honored for efforts to improve Kansas City.
Videos showcasing the select community builders — nominated by Startland News readers and members of the public — played on the 40-foot Live! Stage video screen at the popular entertainment venue before the crowd was treated to a performance by Kansas City duo the Black Creatures.
The two-hour networking event, concert and reception was made possible by sponsors Cyderes, C2FO, KC BizCare, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
2022 Community Builders to Watch, narrowed from a list of more than 100 nominees, include:
The 2022 Community Builders to Watch list is presented by Engenious Design.
Click here to watch the Community Builder profile videos that debuted live on stage Wednesday.
This story is possible thanks to support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a private, nonpartisan foundation that works together with communities in education and entrepreneurship to create uncommon solutions and empower people to shape their futures and be successful.