Unlikely Allies: Gentrification and the Creative Class

  • Impact Hub DC (3rd Floor) 419 7th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20004 United States

Implementing change requires a constant infusion of new ideas and differing perspectives. It’s through these collaborations that lasting change can benefit local and global communities. In this spirit, Impact Hub DC’s new Unlikely Allies series will gather leaders from different sectors to discuss issues in need of innovation. Each event will also feature musical and spoken word performances. 

SPEAKERS:

CHRIS BRADSHAW • FOUNDER, DREAMING OUT LOUD
MIKE CURTIN • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DC CENTRAL KITCHEN
MARY FITCH, AICP, Hon. AIA • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WASHINGTON CHAPTER, AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS, DISTRICT ARCHITECTURE CENTER
TAMIKA LOVE JONES • ARTIST
SCOTT KRATZ • DIRECTOR, THE 11TH STREET BRIDGE PARK
MZIWANDILE THEMBA MAIMINI • DEPUTY DIRECTOR, DC DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION
ANDY SHALLAL • OWNER OF BUSBOYS AND POETS, SHARE SPACE DC & MULEBONE
GABRIEL "ASHERU" BENN, M.Ed.

Before and after the discussion, join us for light refreshments (including the changemaker cocktail) and networking. Refreshments are included in the price of the ticket.  This event is free for Impact Hub members. Contact events@impacthubdc.com if you would like to inquire about complimentary tickets (given on a need basis. On September 15th, join unlikely allies from around the city for a discussion of gentrification and the District.

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