PAFF INSTITUTE

As one of the many exciting programs of the PAFF, the PAFF Institute serves as a platform to amplify the voices of industry powerhouses, community influencers, sports figures, cultural icons, thought leaders, and disruptors who seek to educate, inspire and empower those who desire personal and professional elevation. The PAFF Institute makes necessary conversations happen… and when these conversations happen, you definitely want to be in the room!

Word Onna Street Live

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza 3650 MLK Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

One of the hottest teen podcasts that brings together Gen X, millenial and Gen Z actors,entrepreneurs, influencers, designers, entertainers and athletes to the table for an engaging, informative, and enterinaning […]

Creative Venture Leasing, Financing and Investment

BHCP - PAFF Institute 3650 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 1st Floor in Afro City (Formerly Forever 21), Los Angeles, CA

Creative Venture Leasing, Financing and Investment Presented By: Moderator:  Sherri Franklin, Urban Design Center Panelists:  Ane Weathersby, Pantheon Development Chike Ohayia, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank Delores Brown, Community Economic Development Corporation James Daughrity, Daughrity […]

Navigating Hollywood as a Woman of Color: From Networking to Production

BHCP - Stocker Street Gallery 3650 MLK Blvd. Jr., 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA

Navigating Hollywood as a Woman of Color: From Networking to Production Presented By:   Moderators:   Cheryl L. Bedford, Producer/Line Producer, Founder of Women of Color Unite, Creator of The JTC […]

With this Light – Film Screening, Panel and Reception

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza 3650 MLK Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Creative Venture Leasing, Financing and Investment Presented By: For over 70 years, Sister Maria Rosa Leggol helped over 87,000 Honduran children escape poverty and fortified her legacy as an activist […]

Black Hollywood: Reimagining Iconic Movie Moments Book Signing

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza 3650 MLK Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Malik Books and PAFF present a book signing and panel discussion with celebrity photographer Carell Augustus and celebrities featured in the iconic book, Black Hollywood. A visionary photography book that […]

For The Love of Leimert

BHCP - Stocker Street Gallery 3650 MLK Blvd. Jr., 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA

For The Love of Leimert Presented By: Come experience the cultural essence of Leimert Park Village! Presented by: Black Owned & Operated Land Trust (BOOLT) Crenshaw Coffee LA Commons JazzZone […]

BET On BLACK: Discussion and Booksigning with Eboni K Williams

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza 3650 MLK Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

  Malik Books Presents in partnership with PAFF 2023 BET On BLACK: The Good News About Being Black in America Today. Discussion and Booksigning with Eboni K Williams Moderator: Devyn […]

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Meet & Greet: Kountry Wayne

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza 3650 MLK Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

MEET & GREET: Kountry Wayne Thurs, Feb 16 @ 5:00p Comedian, social media influencer and former rapper Kountry Wayne will meet and greet with Teens and Young Adults. Free Give-a-ways […]

Kaos Theory: The Afrokosmic Ark of Ben Caldwell

BHCP - Stocker Street Gallery 3650 MLK Blvd. Jr., 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA

Kaos Theory: The Afrokosmic Ark of Ben Caldwell Presented By:   Ben’s use of media arts to stimulate healing and foster community and new cultural networks is best understood as KAOS theory. […]