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Gar Alperovitz: Opening plenary address at SOCAP Conference 2015

Gar Alperovitz delivered the opening speech at the Social Capital Markets Conference of 2015, a convention of over 2,000 changemakers in the field engaging the topics of entrepreneurship and impact investing. He addressed these attendees at the opening plenary of the conference, followed by a panel of distinguished speakers including Angela Glover Blackwell (director of PolicyLink), Brendan Martin (founder and director of T Read more about Gar Alperovitz: Opening plenary address at SOCAP Conference 2015...

Educate and Empower: Tools For Building Community Wealth

How do low-income communities learn to advance economically and build wealth? Low-income communities and communities of color, in challenging structural economic and social inequality, have historically grappled with tensions inherent to development. Who participates in, directs, and ultimately owns the economic-development process? In creating and sustaining new, inclusive economic institutions, how do community members cultivate and pass on skills, commitment and knowledge—especially among those who have long faced barriers to education and employment? Read more about Educate and Empower: Tools For Building Community Wealth...

North American Social Solidarity Economy Forum

April 8th, 2016 to April 10th, 2016
Detroit, Michigan

RIPESS-NA (Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of the Social Solidarity Economy-N. America) initiated the process of organizing this forum. RIPESS-NA members include these national networks: the U.S. Solidarity Economy Network (SEN), the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNET) and the Chantier de l’économie Sociale in Quebec. Read more about North American Social Solidarity Economy Forum...

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