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  • Open Works 1400 Greenmount Avenue Baltimore, MD, 21202 United States (map)

Presented by Innovation Works

What to Expect:

Baltimore’s neighborhoods and the residents who live daily within the context of their
strengths and challenges are an excellent source of innovative ideas on how to transform Baltimore.

This session will explore the following:

  1. What are some common challenges for members of economically distressed communities when engaging in social innovation in Baltimore?

  2. How are community organizations collaborating in order to combat these challenges?

  3. How can the innovation ecosystem extend further into Baltimore’s neighborhoods?

Target Audience:

Founders, innovators, and entrepreneurs

For more information about this event, please contact Sally Ratrie


Event Presented By

The mission of Innovation Works (IW) is to reduce Baltimore’s neighborhood and racial wealth divide by teaching and accompanying members of disinvested communities to build and own successful social enterprises that create sustainable neighborhood economies and result in better family living, more resilient communities, and a safer, more vibrant city.

Event Partners & Sponsors

Increasing Access & Inclusion in the Social Innovation Ecosystem Agenda:

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM - Data & Technology in Social Innovation

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM - Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Social Innovation at the Neighborhood Level

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - LUNCH + Social Enterprise Expo

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Bridging the Capital Divide: Investing in Social Innovation

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM - Break

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM - Baltimore Entrepreneurs: Faces of Social Innovation