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Christy Moore, Founder & Owner of Social Spin, Inc. & Glynda Henderson, Chief Changemaker for the Social Spin Foundation
Christy Moore is Founder & Owner of Social Spin, Inc., both a profit-driven laundry service and an award-winning social justice enterprise. Social Spin locations are safe, trusted community centers where customers can do more than their laundry. Social Spin brings nonprofit partners to Social Spin locations, to provide care, services and employment assistance and opportunities. Christy recently expanded this mission through the creation of the Social Spin Foundation, a nonprofit committed to ensuring that everyone has access to clean clothes. Christy has served at the helm of numerous local, statewide and national nonprofits for two decades. Her focuses have included equipping the unemployed and underemployed, empowering victims of violence, protecting women’s reproductive rights and increasing civic engagement. Christy has a master of social work, is a certified Emergenetics Associate and an AEI Leadership Network Fellow. She received GPCC’s Athena Young Professional Award, Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award, National Association of Women Business Owners - Phoenix Business Impact Award, ONE’s Organizational Accomplishment and Innovation Award, YWCA’s Advocacy Award. Passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion, Christy serves as a board director for Achieving My Purpose, a nonprofit organization that empowers young women of color to embrace and achieve their purpose. She also serves as board president for the newly formed Social Spin Foundation. She and her husband Mitchell have been pursuing passions together for 15 years, and love being an Auntie and Uncle!
Glynda Henderson's remarkable journey blends a distinguished IBM career with entrepreneurial success, but her true qualification lies in understanding human belonging. Her fulfillment comes from moments of making others feel seen and valued. As an African American woman, she dismantles barriers for marginalized communities. Inspired by Social Spin's transformative power and the kindness of the homeless, Glynda returned from retirement. Her advice to her younger self is to embrace authenticity fearlessly. Crucial to her growth is her friend Jean, who introduced her to spirituality as a way of life. This journey shaped her interactions, making her more giving and accepting. Glynda Henderson embodies change, driven by inclusivity, kindness, and genuine connections
Join this discussion to discover how purpose-driven laundromats are catalysts for healthy, engaged communities, offering safe spaces where neighbors connect and access vital resources, including clean clothes. Learn about the synergy between the benefit corporation, Social Spin, Inc., and the nonprofit Social Spin Foundation, working together to ensure universal access to essentials. Explore economic justice and community empowerment with Moore and the Foundation's Chief Changemaker Glynda Henderson.
Monday, November 13, 2023
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm