January 2017

Sparking the conversation in your community: A DIY guide to planning your own community wealth building summit

Organization(s): Democracy Collaborative

How can ordinary community members begin catalyzing a local conversation around building a stronger, more equitable local economy?  How can you leverage volunteer power, public resources, and in-kind sponsorships to convene a community wealth building summit? In this new whitepaper from the Democracy Collaborative's Community Wealth Innovators Series, Justine Porter maps out how she and her grassroots team pulled this kind of powerful event together in Poughkeepsie, New York—and highlights the lessons learned so that you can benefit from their experience in planning your own community wealth building summit in your community.

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