Agenda – Job Creation and Entrepreneurship in the Community Based Food Industry

Job Creation and Entrepreneurship in the Community Based Food Industry

Los Angeles Session

When:                   Monday, April 23rd, 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM

Where:                 California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities, Los Angeles

Oakland Session

When:                   Wednesday, April 25th, 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM

Where:                 California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities, Oakland

 

Agenda (tentative)

9:00 – 9:15 AM — Coffee and Registration 

9:15 – 10:15 AM — Introductions 

10:15 – 11:45 AM — Case Study Presentations & Discussion 

Los Angeles: L.A. PrepLeadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN)

Oakland: La CocinaAdelante Fund (Mission Economic Development Agency) & El Pájaro Community Development Corporation

11:45 – 12:30 PM — Networking Lunch (buffet-style) 

12:30 – 2:00 PM — Resource Presentations & Discussion 

Los Angeles: Opportunity Fund & California Fresh Works (Northern CA Community Loan Fund)

Oakland: Opportunity Fund, California Fresh Works (Northern CA Community Loan Fund), & Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

2:00 — 2:15 PM — Break

2:15 — 3:30 PM — Transitioning Locally Owned Businesses to Employee Ownership: A Place Based Strategy

Both Sessions: Concerned Capital, Project Equity

Oakland: Arizmendi Association of Cooperatives

3:30 – 3:45 PM — Wrap Up