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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    February 26th, 2021

    David Bailey, Jonna 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.