Neighborhood Economics

Faith+Finance hosted Neighborhood Economics: Healing Our Communities in November 2020. The two-day virtual event brought together entrepreneurs and people of faith, investors and community leaders, artists and philanthropists to talk about the work they're doing to bring hope to their communities.

Neighborhood Economics was organized around four themes: Creating a Culture of Change, Catalyzing Creative Funding, Reimagining Real Estate, Accelerating Entrepreneurship.

Podcast episodes are adapted from panels and main stage presentations. Full videos of the conference is available for purchase at community.faithfinance.net.

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    July 9th, 2021
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    July 2nd, 2021
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    June 25th, 2021
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    June 18th, 2021
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    June 11th, 2021
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    June 4th, 2021

    How well do you know your neighbors? What was your community like 10 years ago? 20 years? David Bailey, Patton Dodd, and Joanna Taft reflect on how knowing our communities' stories enable us to imagine new futures together.

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    March 12th, 2021

    Can a neighborhood be immoral? In order to heal the divisions within our nation, must we first look at our communities' subdivisions? Hear remarks by Dr. Willie James Jennings, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies at Yale Divinity School.

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    March 5th, 2021

    The Church is an economic entity whether it wants to be or not. How can it leverage that power for justice and equity? This episode features Bill Bynum, Patrick Duggan, Greg Edwards, Bonny Mollenbrock, and Cort Gross.

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    February 26th, 2021

    David Bailey, Joanna Taft, and Marlon Hall discuss how communities can use story to subvert gentrification and contribute to the flourishing of all its members.

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    February 19th, 2021

    What does it mean for the church to be an entrepreneur? Princeton Theological Seminary's Kenda Creasy Dean, moderates a conversation with Elan Babchuck of Glean Network, Mark DeYmaz of Mosaic Church, Kit Evans-Ford of Argrow's House, and Kathleen McShane of Los Altos United Methodist Church.

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    February 12th, 2021

    Access Venture's Bryce Butler shares his experience trying to provide affordable housing in one Louisville neighborhood and the lessons he learned about impact investing for the good of a city.

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    January 18th, 2021

    Community development and management guru Peter Block reflects on the imagination needed to meet this moment.