Gather with fellow women-identifying founders, investors, and leaders to share wisdom, connect around best practices, and explore what happens when women lead. A partner post from Conscious Company Media The…
Opportunity Zones and Inclusive Community Development: New Money + Meaning Podcast Recorded Live in Baltimore
For any community development initiative to achieve the desired positive outcomes, impact investors must design with communities instead of for them. Opportunity Zones, even with the recent criticism, are still seen as a way to drive investments that will build wealth and create social impact in marginalized communities. How can the great community development work that is being done at the local level be connected with big top-down policies like Opportunity Zones? This episode, recorded live in Baltimore, features a cross-sector panel of community leaders, investors, and OZ experts exploring inclusive community development.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt had a vision for an economy that worked for everyone in America. He saw economic inequality not only as a threat to our economy, but also as a threat to our democracy. Today, the Roosevelt Institute, a progressive economic think tank, applies the former president’s bold vision to today’s economy.
To help you prepare for the conversations that will be taking place at SOCAP19 we asked our media partners to curate a selection of stories they have published that focus on one of today’s most important topics in the impact space. This week’s suggested reading comes from Dumbo Feather magazine.
How Access, Inclusion, and Impact can Close the Racial Wealth Gap: Highlights from SPECTRUM on Money + Meaning Episode 29
Despite bring the the fastest-growing population of American entrepreneurs, founders of color are systematically under-recognized and under-resourced in America today. How can we begin to build new systems that will support entrepreneurs of color? What will it take to build an inclusive impact economy? This past June, SOCAP convened the first ever SPECTRUM event in Atlanta to discuss these challenges and begin building an action plan to solve them. In this episode, we offer a selection of inspirational and insightful moments recorded live at SPECTRUM.