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Sunday, July 10 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
How Class Continues to Impact Our New Economy Initiatives

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Participants in the New Economy movement have inherited the vestiges of class-based psychological trauma. We will investigate how class patterns manifest in interpersonal interactions in new economy initiatives. Following a short case study of 3 initiatives: the Bike Hub, Barrio Alegria, and local Farmer's Market, session participants will explore their individual class backgrounds and how this relates to their work. Participants will walk away with a more robust understanding of how class patterns show up in their organizations/initiatives.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Egusquiza

Daniel Egusquiza

Co-founder, Barrio Alegria
Daniel Egusquiza is the co-founder of Barrio Alegria, an arts-based organization that uses creative artistic expression to unlock self-limiting beliefs and expand individual sense of personal power and civic involvement. He consults with the Reading Public Library System to transform their relationship with the local Latino population.
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Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly helped launch a number of initiatives to combat the historic trauma of a 3rd class city who internalized the negative side effects of several decades of macroeconomic decline: the local Penn Street Farmer's Market, the Regional Reading Food Policy and Action Council, and STAR Communities. He is the executive director of ReDesign Reading CDC.
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Dani Motze

ReDesign Reading/ Reading Bike Hub
Dani Motze creates leadership and inclusion opportunities for adults and transitioning-youth through bike advocacy efforts in Reading, based out of Reading Bike Hub. Reading Bike Hub mobilizes community members to run a bike shop and advocacy center that provides bike shop services; training and education; and social and advocacy opportunities. She is also the Communications Empress of ReDesign Reading CDC.


Sunday July 10, 2016 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Ketchum 320

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