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Friday, May 17 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Building Welcoming Economies – Including African-American Communities in Your Neighborhood Development Work

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Most Welcoming Economies (WE) Global Network members work in cities with strong African-American communities. Building inclusive neighborhoods and economic opportunities can best be enhanced when such efforts specifically create opportunities for African-American residents, as well as immigrants. Learn how WE members are pursuing a broader sense of equity and pursuing "Targeted Universalism" through African-American and immigrant alliances and programs.

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Brian Burley

Director of Economic Inclusion, Director of Economic Inclusion - Allegheny Conference on Community Development, and founder of YNGBLKPGH
Brian Burley, a native son of the city of Pittsburgh, bestselling author, speaker, entrepreneur and an MBA graduate from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business. Burley was named as one of Whirl Magazine’s, The Pittsburgh Courier & Pittsburgh Magazine’s... Read More →
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Wendy Ake

Director of Just Public Finance, Haas Institute for a Fair & Inclusive Society at UC-Berkeley
Wendy Ake currently directs the Haas Institute's Just Public Finance project. She also consults on the Institute’s application of the targeted universalism policy framework and inclusive strategic philanthropy. Wendy’s work explores exclusive economic structures and the potential... Read More →
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Gracie Xavier

Director of Corporate and Economic Development Strategy, Global Detroit

Friday May 17, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm PDT
Omni William Penn - Monogahela Room - 17th Floor