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New Economy Summit

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Worcester, MA
The Social Venture Collaborative Invites you to the

at Worcester State University
Student Center - 486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01602
  • Opening remarks: Barry Maloney, President of Worcester State University.
  • Performance: Eastern Medicine Singers (Native American Drumming).
  • Keynote address: Emily Kawano, economist / co-director of Wellspring Cooperative / USSEN / RIPESS

Join social entrepreneurs, social change practitioners, educational institutions, students, the business community, and others who share the goal of creating a just, equitable, and sustainable world.

Participants will engage in various interactive activities designed to establish a regional network and support transformation related to social enterprise, social business, cooperatives, and enterprise-orient- ed nonprofit organizations. Attendees will identify common challenges faced by local start-ups and brainstorm opportunities and next steps to resolve these and other challenges.

Get inspired and motivated, especially in the uncertain aftermath of the 2016 general elections.


Featured image courtesy of Shelburne Orchards.