[Video] Investing in What Works: Dallas
Investing in What Works: Dallas was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas on April 21, 2014. The forum gathered a diverse audience of representatives from nonprofits, foundations, financial institutions, government agencies and for-profit organizations invested in low- and moderate-income communities. Presenters highlighted effective and innovative practices from the community development field, with a focus on the growing sector of social impact investing. An audience favorite was a series of TED Talk-style “spotlights” featuring programs and models that are succeeding in Texas. See the agenda below for more details on sessions and presenters.
Visit the Dallas Fed Community Development website to access speakers’ presentations.
Alfreda B. Norman, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
SPOTLIGHT: PEOPLE TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES. FOR GOOD.
What does it takes to build vibrant communities?
Angela Blanchard, Neighborhood Centers Inc.
SPOTLIGHT: SOCIAL GAME CHANGERS
A serial social entrepreneur shares the latest on social sector trends.
Suzanne Smith, Social Impact Architects
A panel discussion with the senior editors of Investing in What Works for America’s Communities and a featured author from the Lone Star state.
Nancy O. Andrews, Low Income Investment Fund
David Erickson, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Moderated by Brandee McHale, Citi Foundation
SPOTLIGHT: ON THE ROAD LENDING
A new solution helping people build economic independence.
Michelle Corson, Champion Impact Capital
SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTING
An overview of the growing field of social impact investing.
William Burckart, Impact Economy LLC
Introduction by Frank Santoni, Social Venture Partners Dallas
A panel discussion on how financial, intellectual, human and social capital work together to impact our communities.
Victor Elmore, Texas Mezzanine Fund
Ian Galloway, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
SPOTLIGHT: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COLLECTIVE IMPACT
A presentation on how innovation and entrepreneurship can pave the road to more resilient communities.
Suzi Sosa, Verb Inc.
THE WAY FORWARD: 21st CENTURY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
A panel discussion on the future of the community development field.
Nancy O. Andrews
Debbie Taylor, Citi North America Community Development
Alfreda B. Norman