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Watch the Webcast: Catalytic Investments

On March 30th, influential thought leaders, philanthropic visionaries, communities, and stakeholders gathered at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in NYC for a national conversation about investing in our nation’s future.

Watch the webcast & join the conversation on Twitter by following @SPARCChub or using the hashtag #WeAllThrive.

Featured speakers

  • Paul Aldretti, Program Coordinator, Mile High Connects
  • Nancy O. Andrews, President and CEO, Low Income Investment Fund
  • Dana Bourland, Vice President of Environment, The JPB Foundation
  • Woodrow Curry III, Community Leader, Uplift Inglewood
  • Marisa Ghani, Senior Land Use Planner, Atlanta Regional Commission
  • Isela Gracian, President, East LA Community Corporation
  • Glenn Harris, President, Center for Social Inclusion
  • LaKeisha Harrison, President, Urban League Young Professionals
  • Melissa Jones, Executive Director, Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative
  • Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Juan Carlos Linares, Executive Director, Latin United Community Housing Association
  • Terri Ludwig, President and CEO, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Kate O’Hara, Executive Director, East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy
  • Eziza Ogbeiwi-Risher, Community Leader, Klondike Smokey City neighborhood
  • Rosa Ortiz, Senior Program Director, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Barbara Picower, President, The JPB Foundation
  • Melinda Pollack, Vice President of Transit-Oriented Development, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Shelley Poticha, Director of Urban Solutions, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Brian Prater, Executive Vice President of Strategy, Development and Public Affairs, Low Income Investment Fund
  • Rip Rapson, President and CEO, The Kresge Foundation
  • Donald Schwarz, Vice President of Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Deborah Scott, Executive Director, Georgia Stand-Up
  • Nathaniel Smith, Founder and Chief Equity Officer, Partnership for Southern Equity
  • Marion Standish, Vice President of Enterprise, The California Endowment
  • Rhea Suh, President and CEO, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Sissy Trinh, Founder and Executive Director, Southeast Asian Community Alliance
  • Joanna Trotter, Senior Program Officer, Chicago Community Trust
  • Meaghan Vlkovic, Vice President and Market Leader, Southeast, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Darren Walker, President and CEO, Ford Foundation
  • John C. Williams, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco


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