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Friday, June 22 • 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Place-Based Investing for Racial Justice (SOLD OUT) (By Application) (Afternoon Only) FILLING

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Funders, investors and financial advisors will play an essential role in helping to resource a Just Transition to a New Economy. In Boston, a new generation of cutting edge capital vehicles are redefining a theory of change for transformative place based ecosystem investing. Participants will explore the Boston Impact Initiative and Boston Ujima Project as case studies for advancing economic justice and the democratization of capital. Transform Finance and other national partners will help contextualize these case studies within broader trends in philanthropy and impact investing. Participants will explore a “restorative capital stack” and leave with a better understanding of opportunities to leverage their funding to catalyze a New Economy movement in the US.

Hosts:
  • Boston Impact Initiative
  • Boston Ujima Project
  • Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)
  • Center for Economic Democracy
  • Transform Finance
  • Solidago Foundation

To apply to attend, please contact the coordinator below.

Contact: Ariel Brooks, ariel@economicdemocracy.us

Speakers
avatar for Deborah Frieze

Deborah Frieze

Founder & President, Boston Impact Initiative
Deborah Frieze is founder and president of the Boston Impact Initiative, an impact investing fund focused on economic justice, which means investing in opportunity for all people—especially those most oppressed or abandoned by our current economic system—to lead a dignified and... Read More →
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Aaron Tanaka

Director, Center for Economic Democracy
Aaron Tanaka is a Boston-based community organizer, grantmaker, and impact investor. As the director of the Center for Economic Democracy, Aaron stewards funding and technical assistance to grassroots groups that build power and vision in low-income communities of color for a new... Read More →


Friday June 22, 2018 1:30pm - 5:00pm
CEC Classroom 215-216 C

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