Stories from the New Economy: Building from the Bottom Up - Shareable

Stories from the New Economy: Building from the Bottom Up


20-44 Eagle St. Asheville, NC


Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 12, 2019

07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

UTC/GMT -04:00 - America/New_York


Members of the national New Economy Coalition (NEC), will present these stories as #RadTalks, a series of "TedTalk" style presentations by some of the most dynamic and inspiring leaders in the new economy movement. Speakers include:

Hosted by Ed Whitfield, Fund for Democratic Communities The free, public event will take place at the YMI Cultural Center, located at 20-44 Eagle St. in downtown Asheville. This will be a unique opportunity for our community to learn about the successes and challenges of an emerging bottom-up economy that puts people and planet first. We want to thank the amazing partners and organizations who have helped shape NEC's Member Meeting and who are building an economy rooted in justice, solidarity and sustainability in Western North Carolina: Western North Carolina New Economy Coalition, Self-help Credit Union, YMI Cultural Center, The Center for Local Economies, Emma Poder, Co-operate WNC, Firestorm Bookstore, Green Opportunities, SOCAP, Carolina Small Business Development Fund, Hood Huggers, Kimberly Hunter, Mountain BizWorks, Just Economics, Asheville-Buncombe Community Land Trust, and Everyday Details Co-op. For more information, contact