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NYC Social Innovation Festival
Mar 5, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015| 22.50-30.00
Join us on February 26th through March 8th as we strive to make an impact across the 5 boroughs!
Come, observe and participate in a series of panels, presentations and interactive crowd-sourced discussions as we present entrepreneurial solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges facing NYC’s underserved, minority, immigrant and low-income communities.
Over the course of 10 days across all 5 boroughs of New York, we address 6 critical challenges affecting NYC underserved communities- the 45.6% of New Yorkers living at or below the poverty level. Be Part of the Solution!
– February 26. 7pm. Centre for Social Innovation (Chelsea): Opening Kick-off. By Invitation Only (Tickets sales closed)
– February 27. 7pm. Manhattan: Impact Hub (Tribeca): Bridging the Income Gap through Social & Tech Innovation for Financial Inclusion
– February 28. 1pm. Brooklyn: BF+DA / Brooklyn Fashion & Design Accelerator (South Williamsburg): Bridging the Employment Gap through Sustainable Job Creation
– March 1. 2pm. Staten Island: Staten Island Makerspace (Stapleton): Revitalizing NYC Communities through Equitable Development & Affordable Housing
– March 6. 1pm. Bronx: Fordham University Gabelli School of Business. (Fordham Rd): Driving Sustainable Growth Through Small Business.
– March 7. 7pm. Queens: QNS Collective (Astoria/LIC): Bridging the Wellness Gap through Innovations in Healthcare & Access to Healthy Food
– March 8. 2pm. Upper Manhattan: CCNY (Harlem): Bridging the Opportunity Gap through NextGen Innovations in Education
Join the conversation at: www.facebook.com/nycsifestival
Share ideas and inspiration with a collaborative NYC change-making community of social innovators, entrepreneurs, faculty, students, residents, nonprofits, activists, local city agencies, and business and community leaders to innovation solutions for positive social impact!
Purchase Tickets at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/nyc-social-innovation-festival-tickets-15387610758?mc_eid=018ba93d88&mc_cid=6b379b7b92
Your ticket purchase supports ImpactNYC l3c, our nonprofit hosts, and NYC social entrepreneurship.
For more Info: http://www.socialinnovation.nyc
Volunteer with us? Contact info [at] socialinnovation.nyc