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Sparking the conversation in your community: A DIY guide to planning your own community wealth building summit

Justine Porter

We asked Justine Porter to share how a volunteer-driven effort convened a powerful community wealth building summit in Poughkeepsie, New York.

How can ordinary community members begin catalyzing a local conversation around building a stronger, more equitable local economy?  How can you leverage volunteer power, public resources, and in-kind sponsorships to convene a community wealth building summit?  In this new whitepaper in our Community Wealth Innovators Series, Justine Porter maps out how she and her grassroots team pulled this kind of powerful event together in Poughkeepsie, New York—and highlights the lessons learned so that you can benefit from their experience in planning your own community wealth building summit in your community.