Kevon Paynter is an entrepreneur and journalist living in the United States. He’s the founder of Bloc By Block News Maryland, a media cooperative on a mission to uplift local news and neighborhood voices. Kevon has published dozens of articles in Yes! Magazine and the Solution Journalism Network, attracting 35,000+ readers and seeing beyond immediate problems to uncover community-powered solutions. You can find him passionately playing pick-up basketball and connect with him on Twitter @kevonpaynter.