SOCIAL INNOVATIONS PARTNERS

SYMPOSIUM: SOCIAL INNOVATIONS TO ADVANCE SOCIAL MOBILITY IN URBAN SETTINGS

FEBRUARY 21, 2018  2:00 - 6:00

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SYMPOSIUM: ECOSISTEMA DE INNOVACIÓN SOCIAL EN CHILE Y ARGENTINA

22 de MARZO, 2018  2:00 - 6:00

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SYMPOSIUM:  SOCIAL INNOVATIONS IN NURSING TO TRANSFORM HEALTH CARE

APRIL 11, 2018 3:00 - 6:30

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WEBINARS

We’ve partnered with Social Innovations Authors, Social Entrepreneurs and Sector Leaders to bring you a new webinar series to increase your Social Sector Leadership Knowledge and Competencies
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Webinar Listings & Registration Links

Date

Topic Title

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1/10

Idea to Launch Social Enterprise Blueprint

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1/11

Idea to Launch Social Enterprise Blueprint

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1/17

Digital Marketing for Cultural Entities

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1/18

Digital Marketing for Cultural Entities

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1/31

The Teen Empowerment Model: Youth Building Peaceful Communities Together

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2/1

The Teen Empowerment Model: Youth Building Peaceful Communities Together

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2/7

Urban Expansion, Affordable Housing, Poverty and Holistic Community Development

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2/21

L3Cs and Public Returns on Investments (PRIs)

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2/22

L3Cs and Public Returns on Investments (PRIs)

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2/28

Entrepreneurship - The not so easy E

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3/7

Building An Inclusive, Equitable Regional Food Economy

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3/8

Building An Inclusive, Equitable Regional Food Economy

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3/21

Sharing your story and maximizing impact with Social Media Tools

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3/22

Sharing your story and maximizing impact with Social Media Tools

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3/28

Sparking Social Capital in the 21st Century

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3/29

Sparking Social Capital in the 21st Century

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WEBINAR DESCRIPTIONS

Feb 21 & 22: L3Cs and Public Returns on Investments (PRIs)

The capital formation, governance and branding advantages of the Low-profit Limited Liability Company (L3C).

How the only for-profit business form in the U.S. that irrevocably places mission above all other objectives can galvanize diverse stakeholders around a shared social goal while attracting funding from both impact investors and financial-first investors.

 

Marc Lane, President, The Law Offices of Marc J. Lane, P.C.

Marc J. Lane, a nationally recognized business and tax attorney and financial adviser, practices law at The Law Offices of Marc J. Lane, P.C. in Chicago (www.MarcJLane.com). He is an expert on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance, and an influential advocate of best corporate governance practices. Twice a recipient of the Illinois State Bar Association's Lincoln Award, Marc, a “Leading Illinois Attorney” and “Illinois Super Lawyer,” has consistently earned an "AV® Preeminent™" rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, the highest ranking awarded. Martindale-Hubbell also includes him in its Bar Registry of Preeminent Attorneys. By appointment of then Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, he chaired the state’s Task Force on Social Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Enterprise; and by appointment of Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, now serves as Vice Chairperson of the Cook County Commission on Social Innovation.

An innovator in helping corporations, social enterprises, foundations, investors, lenders and philanthropists leverage capital to maximize financial results while driving positive social change, Marc has taught both Entrepreneurial Finance and Social Enterprise at Northwestern University School of Law. He is the author of 35 books including Social Enterprise: Empowering Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs (American Bar Association) and The Mission-Driven Venture: Business Solutions to the World's Most Vexing Social Problems (John Wiley and Sons).

Feb 21st: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/l3cs-and-public-returns-on-investments-pris-tickets-40934758966

Feb 22nd: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/l3cs-and-public-returns-on-investments-pris-tickets-40934769999

 

Feb 28th: Entrepreneurship - The not so easy E

I aim to deliver cost effective marketing techniques for those who may not be able to afford to meet with me one on one. This class was originally geared towards non profits.

Rashaad Lambert, CEO of Sporty Marketing Group

Rashaad Lambert is an award winning marketing strategist, educator and philanthropisthailing from West Philadelphia.  Rashaad is the founder of Sporty Marketing Group, a digital marketing agency, where he has worked with multi-billion dollar companies such as Uber, JetSmarter, Adidas, Forbes, the NBA, and the NFL as well as multi-million dollar companies Villa, Club Corp, & Pink Label Beauty. For his business acumen Rashaad was given the ‘2015 Entrepreneurial Excellence’ award by the Pennsylvania House Of Representatives.

Feb 28th: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/entrepreneurship-the-not-so-easy-e-tickets-40934929476

 

Mar 7th & 8th: Building An Inclusive, Equitable Regional Food Economy

CommonWealth Kitchen takes a unique, systems-based approach to food business incubation as a means to promote inclusive entrepreneurship, create jobs and strengthen the infrastructure needed to build an equitable regional food economy. Learn from CWK the lessons and challenges of starting and scaling a food business incubator and urban food manufacturing operation, and CWK's unique strategy for building an equitable, resilient regional food network.

Jen Faigel, Executive Director, CommonWealth Kitchen

Jen Faigel has led CommonWealth Kitchen, Greater Boston's only mission-focused food business incubator and food manufacturing social enterprise since 2014, and has led the organization through nearly 500% growth in 3+ years. Previously, Jen spent 20+ years as a real estate and community economic development professional in the non-profit sector, having developed over 700 affordable homes and more than 200,000 SF of commercial real estate. Jen was named one of Boston's 50 on Fire by BostInno in 2016.

 

March 7th: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-an-inclusive-equitable-regional-food-economy-tickets-40934497183

March 8th: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-an-inclusive-equitable-regional-food-economy-tickets-40934541315

 

Mar 21st & 22nd: Sharing your story and maximizing impact with Social Media Tools

Social media is an essential piece of your marketing strategy, but how do you maximize your time on these tools? Discover the latest tools and strategies to reach your stakeholders and engage your audience.

In this webinar we will:

Julie Hancher, Co-Founder, Green Philly

Julie Hancher is Co-Founder and Publisher of Green Philly, a media company with a goal to help individuals make sustainable lifestyle choices. Founded to make sustainability accessible and affordable for all Philadelphians, Julie created Green Philly as a way to educate and empower the surrounding community about local green initiatives, individuals, and companies.

Julie has worked in digital marketing over 10 years, specializing in social media and strategy. Her clients include the Nature Conservancy, URBN, Fairmount Park Conservancy and more. She is a frequent speaker, trainer, and expert. Julie has been quoted in CNN, Travel & Leisure, Philly Weekly, Philly Mag and more.

March 21st: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sharing-your-story-maximizing-impact-with-social-media-tools-tickets-40934814131

March 22nd: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sharing-your-story-maximizing-impact-with-social-media-tools-tickets-40934861272

 

Mar 28th & 29th: Sparking Social Capital in the 21st Century

Social capital is in decline. Community trust, networks of resources, and authentic communication systems are critical to the fabric of healthy and sustainable communities, as well as a bedrock source of individual opportunities. In low-income communities, this decline of social capital has particularly devastating effects. So how can we spark social capital in today's transient and digital world? Join us to learn about the methods and model of Union Capital Boston - a rewards program for community and civic engagement that creates physical and digital spaces for building trust and pathways of opportunity.

In this webinar we will:

Eric Leslie, Founder/Lead Organizer of Union Capital Boston

Eric Leslie began his career as a community organizer with the Industrial Areas Foundation in Baltimore and New York City. Eric joined Teach For America in 2004 and taught middle school in North Philadelphia, later serving as principal of KIPP Philadelphia Charter School from 2008-2012. Eric returned home to the Boston area to attend the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in 2013 with his wife, and now has two daughters, ages 5 and 2. In 2014 Eric founded Union Capital Boston (UCB), unioncapitalboston.org. UCB is a new organizing approach to increase civic engagement as a means of addressing inequity for families and communities.

March 28th: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sparking-social-capital-in-the-21st-century-tickets-40934888353

March 29th: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sparking-social-capital-in-the-21st-century-tickets-40934923458