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Sep. 22, 2014 - Sep. 23, 2014
Shift Innovation: Community Development Conference
A conference to explore new and creative approaches to community development.
About This Event
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Community development professionals seek practices that can assist their efforts in low- and moderate-income communities. But what ignites the innovative spark that leads to a promising practice? Nearly 140 participants gathered to interactively share and explore some of those topics at Shift Innovation, a conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. The event explored how thinking creatively about community development can unlock new and innovative solutions that can be implemented immediately.
Conference participants discovered new ways to:
- Boost organizational performance
- Broaden engagement in community leadership
- Cultivate entrepreneurship
- Spark social entrepreneurship
- Improve quality of life through creative networks
- Harness technology to connect with underserved communities
Who should attend?
Community development practitioners, community leaders, faith-based groups, local, state and federal policymakers, researchers, educators, lenders, philanthropic organizations and students.
|Sep. 22, 2014||8 a.m.||
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64198
Sep. 22, 2014Agenda
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Senior Vice President and Senior Program Officer, U.S. Community Development
William C. Miller
Formerly Neighborworks America
Swope Corridor Renaissance Upper Room
Public Square Communities
William Generett Jr.
Author and Entrepreneurship Consultant
Building Community Institute
Director, Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership, Henry W. Bloch School of Management
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Founder and Executive Director
National Rural Economic Developers Association, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
President and CEO
NetWork Kansas and E-Communities
Community Housing of Wyandotte County
Senior Director, Regional Coordination, Government and Community Relations
The Cleveland Clinic
Rocket Grants Program COordinator
The Charlotte Street Foundation
Sep. 23, 2014Agenda
President and Co-Founder
Connecting for Good
Sly James, Mayor of Kansas City, MO
Andy Berke, Mayor of Chattanooga, TN
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iPhone – Search for “KC Fed” on the App Store or simply go to this url on your iPhone.
iPad – Search for “KC Fed” on the App Store or simply go to this url on your iPad.
Android – Search for “KC Fed” on Android Market or simply go to this url on your mobile device.