CEI is hosting their 38th Annual Meeting featuring keynote speaker, Darren Walker, CEO of the Ford Foundation, which has been a long time supporter of the community economic development field, and a special funder to CEI. Note that this year's meeting includes a buffet LUNCH, not breakfast. Registration begins at 8:30 and the event starts at 9:30.
8:30 – 9:30 Event Registration, Coffee & Networking
9:30 – 9:45 Welcome & Opening Remarks, Ellen Seidman, Chair, CEI Board of Directors
Video – The CEI Story – From Civil Rights to Sustainable Solutions
9:45 – 10:15 Thank You for 38 Years: Building Block Recognitions and Reflections, by Ron Phillips, President & CEO, CEI
10:15 – 11:00 The Issues of our Times: Race, Inequality, Climate & Government--A Conversation with Senator George Mitchell and Annie Donovan, Director, Community Development Finance Institution Fund of the U.S. Treasury
Introduced by Mark Pinsky, CEO, Opportunity Finance Network and Bill Bynum, CEO, HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union)
11:00 – 12:15 Community Development: Past, Present & Future—A Conversation with Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation and Nancy Andrews, President & CEO, Low Income Investment Fund
Introduced by Michael Rubinger, President, LISC, and Colvin Grannum, CEO, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (“Restoration”)
12:15 – 12:30 Acknowledgements & Wrap Up
12:30 – 1:30 Buffet Lunch & Networking
2:00 – 5:00 Open House, CEI Central, 30 Federal Street, Brunswick – Please drop by and visit with staff/board/sub board members at CEI’s new LEED Platinum (pending) headquarters
For more information, and to register, click here.
If you have any questions, please contact Liz Rogers, SVP, Marketing & Communications, CEI, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.