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Monday, September 17 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Building Wakanda - Cross-sector Partnerships and Impact Investing to Build a More Equitable Future.

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Historically faced with poverty and long-term neighborhood challenges, North Minneapolis is now home to several examples of high-impact transformative cross-sector partnerships and investments. How can private investors, government, corporations and the community work collaboratively to design a community credit union, grocery stores, clinics, a state of the art technology center, among other projects to support economic recovery and ensure a thriving community? This session will examine unconventional deal structures, key community relationships, and lessons learned.

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Stephannie L. Lewis

Director, Strategic Partnerships, Social Impact Strategies Group
Stephannie brings more than 10 years of combined experience in project management, program management, operations, public policy research and consulting to her role as Strategic Partnerships Manager at Social Impact Strategies Group (SISG). She brings high energy, passion and a spirit... Read More →
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Elaine Rasmussen

CEO, Social Impact Strategies Group
Thank you for joining us at ConnectUP! MN. We can’t wait to celebrate the entrepreneur ecosystem with you and learn more about what it takes to build a stronger, inclusive and equitable entrepreneur ecosystem.Instead of posting a bio we ask you to answer the following questions:What... Read More →

Monday September 17, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am CDT
Ski-U-Mah Room
  ENGAGE, Cross-cutting
  • Presentation Format Workshop (50 min.)