An anonymous $4.5 million dollar pledge was received by the Muhammad Ali Center. In addition, Lonnie and Muhammad Ali met with the General Assembly as Governor Patton presented his budget, which included a $10 million dollar donation for the construction of the Ali Center. This budget was passed.
$250,000 is raised for a feasibility study, Center site selection, and miscellaneous expenses. The city provided part-time staff, Tori Murden- McClure and Barry Alberts, to assist with this project. It was during this year that a Non-Profit Corporate Charter was developed and the Muhammad Ali Museum and Education was officially founded by Muhammad and Lonnie
The bi-monthly breakfast series, Daughters of Greatness, was launched in 2011, featuring prominent women engaged in social philanthropy, activism, and pursuits of justice. The women featured tell stories and recount reﬂections that are meant to be motivational to some people, transformative to others, and inspirational to all. Guest speakers have