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Join me for Building Communities Online and Offline on 8/6/2009


Please join me Thursday August 6th at 6:30 PM as I will be a panelist at the New Prosperity Initiatives "Community Dialogue On Social Change" about "Building Communities Online and Offline."

The New Prosperity Initiative (NPi) will host a speakers panel and community dialogue, "Building Communities Online and Offline" on Thursday, August 6th, 2009. NPi dialogues are an opportunity to hear first-hand stories of community activism from local leaders and to discuss innovative projects happening in the greater Boston area.This event is free and open to the public and will take place in the Board Room at City Year Headquarters, 287 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. click for directions
Speakers include:

-Dave McLaughlin, Executive Director of Boston World Partnerships

-Joseph Porcelli, Founder and Chief Executive Neighbor at Neighbors for Neighbors

-Doris Sommer, Faculty Director of Cultural Agents.

Join us in discussing topics such as the potential and limitations of online tools, the significance of participatory media, and the digital divide. Come share your thoughts and learn more about each organization.

Stay afterward for a short networking session where you can connect with speakers, other attendees, and talk to the NPi team about becoming a contributor.

About The New Prosperity Initiative

The New Prosperity Initiative (NPi) is a Boston-based media organization that pairs storytelling with new media to publicize the efforts of people and organizations doing socially innovative work to end poverty and build prosperity. NPi stories take the shape of interviews, photo essays, videos, and podcasts and are distributed both in print and online.

The purpose of NPi is to connect community leaders to one another and build a nationwide network of ideas and solutions in order to bring the best models, strategies, and leadership qualities to the places that need them most. NPi also hosts community dialogues which bring together local leaders to discuss lessons learned, current projects, and potential collaborations.

Tell your friends and colleagues, and we hope to see you there!

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Comment by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 30, 2009 at 3:32pm
Note - I originally had the date of August 5, it is August 6. Sorry.

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