How Jamaica Plain is Building Working-Class Leadership in the New Economy

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:15pm

How can potential leaders from underprivileged backgrounds tackle economic inequality and climate change when they spend most of their time trying to earn a decent living? Learn from community organizer Carlos Espinoza-Toro about Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition’s successful fellowship program.

Carlos Espinoza-Toro works at the Institute for Policy Studies as the Director of Community Organizing of the Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition. He builds community resilience through addressing racial and class tensions.

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