Social Impact

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

- CDT
Social Impact Track Opening Remarks
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Janice Omadeke (She/Her)
Janice Omadeke (She/Her)
The Mentor Method, CEO and Founder

Join as Janice Omadeke kicks off the Social Impact Track.

- CDT
Austin's Social and Environmental Impact Start-up Ecosystem
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Bob Bridge (He/Him)
Bob Bridge (He/Him)
SWAN Impact Network, Executive Director
Bart Bohn (He/Him)
Bart Bohn (He/Him)
Root Aspen, Founder

This event will highlight how Austin is becoming a national hub for impact start-up innovation, including university programs, accelerators and funding groups that support social and environmental impact.

- CDT
Building Social Impact Quickly
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Tala Matchett (She/Her)
Tala Matchett (She/Her)
Notley, Partner
Kelli Mason (She/Her)
Kelli Mason (She/Her)
Notley, Partner
Will Matthews (He/Him)
Will Matthews (He/Him)
Ex-Pro Football Player / Entrepreneur / Advocate

Notley operates as an engine for social good and its mission is to catalyze the growth and expansion of innovative organizations making positive change in the world. In 2020 alone, Notley has powered new initiatives such as Notley Tide and Ripple Reads, which focus on sustaining racial justice from kids to adults, and Community Pods, which provides children with a safe educational environment. Learn how the organization identified issues and worked to build social impact solutions around it quickly, even despite being in a COVID reality.

- CDT
Navigating the 2020 Election: What You Need To Know
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Savannah L. Barker (She/Her)
Savannah L. Barker (She/Her)
Notley, Senior Director of Program Operations
Charlie Bonner (He/Him)
Charlie Bonner (He/Him)
MOVE Texas, Communications Director
Sarah Ortiz Shields (She/Her)
Sarah Ortiz Shields (She/Her)
Austin Tech Alliance, Executive Director

Join GoodPolitics’ Nathan Ryan and Savannah L. Barker along with KUT political reporter Ashley Lopez as they discuss the importance of voting down-ballot, how to navigate a confusing media environment, and where to find useful information as you get ready to vote in the most critical election of our lifetime.