National Council of La Raza's annual conference is the largest gathering of Latinos in the country. This year it was in Los Angeles, July 19-22 and included two session on social enterprise. ASE's Densmore was joined by entrepreneurs Mari Riddle, of Centro Latino, Meg Palosic of Synergy Academy and Rupert Reynke of Delhi Center to talk about their venture development journeys. ASE also hosted an Affiliates Lounge session for those who want to learn more about how to develop successful social enterprises.
Congrats to OC Showcase Winners- Hart Community Homes/Monkey Business Cafe and Runner Ups- Coalition of OC Community Health Centers and Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove
Nearly 200 people attended the Showcase, enjoying displays by 20 local social enterprises and a lively panel discussion by local social enterprise leaders. Many thanks to our sponsors!
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