Monday, September 30, 2013

CITY PUBLIC NOTICE: Maggie L. Walker Initiative for Expanding Opportunity and Fighting Poverty - October 1 Meeting


WHAT: Maggie L. Walker Initiative for Expanding Opportunity
and Fighting Poverty

WHEN: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Noon to 2 p.m.

WHERE:    City Hall
                   900 East Broad Street
                   5th Floor Conference Room
                   Richmond, VA

BACKGROUND:

This meeting of the Maggie L. Walker Initiative for Expanding Opportunity and Fighting Poverty (previously known as the Mayor’s Anti-Poverty Commission) will feature a presentation by Dr. Ted Howard. Dr. Howard is the founding Executive Director of the Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland and is a national leader in the fast-growing field of community wealth building and policy development. He also serves as the Minter Senior Fellow for Social Justice with The Cleveland Foundation and was the driving force behind the development of Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperatives. His presentation will focus on the Evergreen Cooperatives and discuss the prospects of developing a similar social enterprise in Richmond.

For more information, please contact Carla Childs, Project Management Analyst for the Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer of Human Services, at (804) 646-5454.