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.