Community Economic Development Symposium
Social Impact Investing for Sustainable Community
May 9, 2014, 9:00 a.m.–5 p.m.
Hamline University and Opportunity International have partnered for a one-of-a-kind event that will bring professionals in public service, nonprofit organizations, and corporations together to address issues of poverty. Get inspired to think differently about community economic development.
reSolution ‘14 focuses on Impact Investing and the role of government, non-profits and business in making investments that generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return on investment. You will gain insights on Impact Investing, what it is, how it is used and where it is headed, particularly in relation to job creation and food sourcing.
Experts in the field, including local social entrepreneurs, will provide examples of impact investing, as well as practical advice for putting impact investing to work.
- Welcome Keynote: Is Impact Investing Real?
Paul Light, Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service
- CED Talk Introduction:
Anne McCarthy, Dean of Hamline University School of Business
- Lunch Keynote: Local Application of Impact Investing
Steve Cramer, President & CEO of the Minneapolis Downtown Council & Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District
- $75, includes lunch and closing reception
- $30, special Hamline student rate
Register by April 5 and save $15. REGISTER HERE.