Educate and Empower Webinar

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Date: 
9 September, 2015

Democracy Collaborative - Educate And Empower3pm Eastern Time

Join the Democracy Collaborative's Keane Bhatt and Steve Dubb, co-authors of the new report Educate and Empower: Tools for Building Community Wealth, for an online discussion with leading practioners on the practical strategies to empower residents to engage and participate in community economic development.

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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? And how should communities strike an appropriate balance between utilizing local knowledge and accessing outside expertise?

Download the Educate and Empower report

Speakers

Aaron Bartley, Executive Director and Co-Founder, PUSH Buffalo
Carla Javits, President and CEO, REDF
Dana Pedersen, Education & Outreach Coordinator, Cooperation Texas

SOURCE: Democracy Collaborative

Location: 
Democracy Collaborative
Webinar  --
United States
Categories: 
Community ownership
International CED
Local economy
Poverty Reduction
Stories and Experiences