The Task Force is pleased happy to announce that our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in Room 700 of Roosevelt University’s Gage Building, located at 18 South Michigan Avenue.
The Task Force will hear testimony from Mr. William Burckart who will offer his actionable policy recommendations to help Illinois support the impact investment industry by stimulating supply, directing capital and regulating demand.
Mr. Burckart is the New York-based Managing Director of Impact Economy (North America) LLC. Impact Economy is a social finance and strategy firm based in Lausanne, Switzerland, with operations in both North and South America supporting sustainable capitalism. Mr. Burckart previously guided special initiatives for the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies including its “New Frontiers of Philanthropy” project. Mr. Burckart holds a B.A. in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and an M.A. in Public Policy from the Institute of Policy Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
RSVP details will be forthcoming, and the meeting will be livetweeted via the #828mtg hashtag, and an archive will be created via our Storify site.