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Catalytic Investments: Building Places Where We All Thrive (Webcast)

The Strong, Prosperous, And Resilient Communities Challenge

On March 30th, 2017, influential thought leaders, philanthropic visionaries, community members, and stakeholders gathered at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, NY, for a national conversation about equity, health, collaborative community development & investing in our nation’s future.

Watch the full webcast below, or scroll down for the three breakout sessions on equity, health and climate resilience.



Locally Driven, Community-Powered: Racial Equity at the Center of Building Thriving Communities

Featuring Glenn Harris, moderator (Center for Social Inclusion), Juan Carlos Linares (Latin United Community Housing Association), Terri Ludwig (Enterprise Community Partners), Deborah Scott (Georgia Stand-Up) and Darren Walker (Ford Foundation)


Health, Mobility & Opportunity: Strengthening in Our Nation’s Economic & Physical Wellbeing

Featuring Nancy O. Andrews (Low Income Investment Fund), Melissa Jones, moderator (BARHII),  Risa Lavizzo-Mourey (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation), Marion Standish (The California Endowment), and John Williams (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)


Prosperous, Vibrant Places: Creating Equity & Opportunity by Building Resilient Cities & Regions

Featuring Dana Bourland, moderator (The JPB Foundation), Rip Rapson (The Kresge Foundation), Nathaniel Smith (Partnership for Southern Equity), and Rhea Suh (Natural Resources Defense Council)


Watch more videos on the SPARCC YouTube channel.