2018 Teaching and Learning Conference: Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles — October 18, 2018

WHAT’S AT STAKE: The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) — Jesse Van Tol, NCRC

Community Resiliency and Managing Climate Change in Underserved Communities — Climate Resolve

Additional Resources:

State of CA: California’s Fourth Annual Climate Change Assessment

Navigating Community Development — Robert Zdenek and Dee Walsh

Additional Resources:

Book Handout

Competency Chart

Case Studies

EBALDC: The Healthy Neighborhoods Approach

EBALDC: Creative Placemaking Handout


2018 Workshop: Community Based Social Enterprise

Oakland — June 13, 2018

CCEDA – RecycleForce

Cynthia Amador – Introduction to Social Enterprise

Leticia Landa, La Cocina (Video – About La Cocina)

Cathryn Couch, Ceres Community Project 

Mariela Cedeno, Mandela Marketplace

Bret Sweet, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center 

Nate Shaffran, Northern California Community Loan Fund

Brad Caftel, Insight Center for Community Economic Development

Los Angeles — June 18, 2018

CCEDA – RecycleForce

Cynthia Amador – Introduction to Social Enterprise

Trevor Kale, Chrysalis Enterprises

Brian Albert, L.A.Prep

Ben Pak, PaceCare, Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE)

Betsy Densmore, Academies for Social Entrepreneurship (ASE)


2018 CED Workshop: Job Creation and Entrepreneurship in the Community-Based Food Industry

Los Angeles — April 23, 2018

Glenn Sanada – CCEDA

Brian Albert – L.A. Prep

Rudy Espinoza – Leadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN)

Catherine Howard – California FreshWorks (Northern California Community Loan Fund)

Robert Zapata – Opportunity Fund

Tomas Duran – Concerned Capital

Oakland — April 25, 2018

Glenn Sanada – CCEDA

Carmen Herrera-Mansir – El Pajaro Community Development Corporation

Leticia Landa – La Cocina (Video – About La Cocina)

Nathaniel Owen – Adelante Fund (Mission Economic Development Agency)

Sharon Miller – Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

Catherine Howard – California FreshWorks (Northern California Community Loan Fund)

Daniel Fernandez – Opportunity Fund

Alison Lingane – Project Equity

Tomas Duran – Concerned Capital

Tim Huet – Arizmendi Association of Co-Ops