What is Black Out Loud?
THE BLACK OUT LOUD TEAM
Donney Rose, Conference Director, is a poet, teaching artist, and community activist from Baton Rouge. He is the marketing director for the arts-based non-profit, Forward Arts, where he also works as a teaching artist facilitating creative writing workshops in various Greater Baton Rouge Area schools. In April 2018, Donney became a 2018-2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow.
Leslie D. Rose, Public Relations/Webmaster/Volunteer Coordinator, is a poet, photographer, and media professional from southern New Jersey. She works in higher education and non profit public relations, and offers freelance publicity work with an emphasis on rebranding.
Ronaldo Hardy, Sponsorship and Development Coordinator, is a Pastor, Businessman, Father, Husband, and Community Leader with a desire to help our community move forward. His personal mission statement is to change the world by building people who will change the world. Whether on stage, in the board room, or in the streets, his voice will be heard stirring and pushing change on the issues that matter most.
Marcel Williams, Talent Coordinator