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Building viable economic alternatives requires both project-based community economic development work and advocacy to access public resources and make changes to laws and regulations that get in the way. In this Remaking the Economy webinar, panelists will discuss how their organizations and the economic justice movements that they support strike a balance these two imperatives. Our panelists are:
- Rudy Espinoza, Executive Director of Inclusive Action in the City, a Los Angeles-based community organization that advocates for street vendors, fights gentrification, and makes micro-loans for immigrant businesses.
- Nia Evans, Executive Director of Boston Ujima Project, a nonprofit committed to building a community-controlled economy through building an ecosystem of grassroots community engaged investment and participatory governance.
- Julia Ho is the Founder of Solidarity Economy St….