Tuesday, October 15th: New York Social Good: Greyston Bakery, Echoing Green & More

    Date: 10/15/2013

    Time: 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location: Centre for Social Innovation (601 W. 26th St., Manhattan)

    Price: $10 in advance

    Join Be Social Change and the Centre for Social Innovation for New York Social Good, a new event series featuring for-profit and non-profit ventures developing innovative approaches to tackling the toughest social or environmental problem of our time. New York Social Good provides an opportunity to learn about the ideas, people, and organizations driving social innovation in New York as well as a place for the social good community to connect and network. Five organizations (two more established and three early-stage) are invited to share their story, insights, and lessons learned with the audience participating in a unique Q+A at the end of the presentations. Snacks and refreshments provided by KIND and Runa. Doors open at 6:45 and event starts at 7:00. Presenters include: Greyston Bakery is a force for personal transformation and community economic renewal using employment as a first step in an individual's path toward self-sufficiency. Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems. Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) is a national network of foundation professionals and social entrepreneurs who strive for excellence in the practice of philanthropy. Imperative designs the research, tools, programs, and ideas that enable organizations to unearth insight and create new value for their people and encourage individuals to explorepurpose within themselves. Drive Change builds and operates state-of-the-art food trucks that hire and train formerly incarcerated youth./em>

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