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Saturday, June 23 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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A series of "TedTalk" style presentations by some of the most dynamic and inspiring leaders in the new economy movement. Each talk will explore a different idea or big question that our movement needs to grapple with in this moment.


Amalya Livingston (Member, Cooperation Jackson) talking about the Community Production Initiative, a campaign to turn Jackson into an innovative hub of sustainable manufacturing and fabrication
Tishaura Jones (Treasurer, City of St. Louis) talking about municipal child savings programs, one of the recommended solutions in the Ferguson Commission Report 
Reg Flowers (Founder, Falconworks Theater Company) performing an excerpt of Black Conference, a play inspired Jessica Gordon Nehmbard’s book Collective Courage
Béatrice Alain (Director, Chantier de l'économie sociale) talking about the social solidarity economy in Québec, Canada
Priya Johnson (Political Coordinator, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance) talking about what a feminist economy looks like

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Béatrice Alain

Director of Partnerships and Development, Chantier de l’économie sociale
Béatrice Alain is the Director of Partnerships and Development at the Chantier de l’économie sociale. The Chantier is an independent organisation that brings together actors and partners of the social economy in Quebec, in order to promote collective entrepreneurship and develop... Read More →
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Reg Flowers

Organizer, Falconworks Theater Company
Reg Flowers began their career as a theater artist, on and off- Broadway, with several guest starring television appearances. They are founder of Falconworks Theater Company a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) that uses popular theater techniques to build capacities for civic engagement and... Read More →
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Priya Johnson

Political Coordinator, Grassroots Global Justice
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Tishaura Jones

Treasurer, Treasurer's Office, City of St. Louis
Tishaura O. Jones is the first woman to serve as Treasurer in the history of St. Louis. She is the city’s chief investment and cash management officer, and manages the city’s parking division. Treasurer Jones was recently elected to her second term. During her time in office... Read More →
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Amalya Livingston

Co-Anchor of the Community Production Center, Cooperation Jackson
Amalya Y. Livingston is a 21 years old native of Edwards, MS and a Honors/Distinction graduate of Pearl High School where she ranked 32nd out of 800+ peers.She is the second oldest of 5 children who are all Mississippi natives as well. When she is not occupied with being a full-time... Read More →

Saturday June 23, 2018 5:30pm - 7:00pm EDT
HGA Auditorium