FRESNO REGIONAL SUMMIT 2019

Inclusive Economic Development
November 6, 2019
DoubleTree Downtown Fresno
2233 Ventura Street, Fresno CA 

AGENDA

9:30 AM        Doors Open, Registration Begins                     

10:00 AM      Convening Begins

                        Ashley Swearengin                   President/CEO – Central Valley Community Foundation

                        Karthick Ramakrishnan            Director – UC Riverside Center for Social Innovation 

 

10:05 AM      Welcome Remarks

                        Dr. Carole Goldsmith               President – Fresno City College

10:15 AM      CA Economic Summit – Fresno Summit 2019 Outlook

                        Micah Weinberg                       California Forward

10:25 AM      Inland California Rising: The Brookings Viewpoint of Inland California and Statewide Focus on Inland California

                        Marek Gootman                       The Brookings Institution (Invited)

                        Lenny Mendonca                     CA Office of Business & Economic Development

                        *Moderated by Ashley Swearengin

10:55 AM      Interactive Group Conversation with Marek Gootman and Lenny Mendonca  

11:10 AM      Social Innovation and Strategic Philanthropy 

                        Kathleen Kelly Janus                Governor’s Senior Advisor on Social Innovation

11:20 PM      Fresno DRIVE: Executive Committee Report Out

                        DRIVE Executive Committee Members

                                     

11:40 PM      Inland CA Rising – Moving Forward (Open Discussion)

Marian Kaanon                         Stanislaus Community Foundation

Karthick Ramakrishnan            Director – UC Riverside Center for Social Innovation

                       

12:00 PM      Closing Remarks / Close Convening

                        Ashley Swearengin                   President/CEO – Central Valley Community Foundation

                        Michelle Decker                       President/CEO – The Community Foundation

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