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Workshop: Building the Ecosystem for a People’s Economy: A Learning & Strategy Session for Community Leaders

  • Seattle, WA United States (map)

Summary: Speaker and Facilitator: Aaron Tanaka
As a leader working for a just and regenerative economy, you are invited to join this workshop to learn and strategize how we can support each other in the shared work to map and build out the local ecosystem for a better economic system.
Description: Learn about the Boston Ujima Project and get inspired by work happening nationally from founder and New Economy Coalition Chair Aaron Tanaka, one of the nation’s foremost thinkers and activists putting the ideas into practice.
Join community leaders based in grassroots organizations, foundations, government, think tanks, and community business for a cross-issue dialogue on what we can do here in our region to build an economic ecosystem that serves communities on issues like business and work, capital and finance, land and commercial space, the role of the public sector, anchor institutions, and more.
This opportunity for learning and dialogue in space that will center frontline experience and grassroots leadership:

  • Learn collaboratively with local leaders across sectors and issues

  • Join a community exploring how to make transformational change that centers equity and environment

Gain tools for understanding and acting on the deep causes of economic and environmental injustice

Date: Oct. 29, 2019
Time: 11:00am-3:00pm
Location: Seattle, WA
Cost: Free
Sign Up: Please email Kalayaan Domingo Kalayaan.Domingo@kingcounty.gov
Afternoon Lunch Provided