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Johnson Center to host expert on the "Buy Local" movement
Posted on May 09, 2016
The Johnson Center for Philanthropy will host an expert on localism who will explain why buying local and supporting small businesses has gained popularity in recent years, and how the concept of localism can help area nonprofits.
"Why I Became a Localist" will be presented by Deborah Frieze, an author, activist and entrepreneur who was a founding partner of the Boston Impact Initiative, an investing fund that created systemic shifts in opportunity for urban communities. Local business and nonprofit leaders will learn from a national expert how the support of local entrepreneurs can help build strong economies and community at the same time.
"Why I Became a Localist" presented by Deborah Frieze
May 11, from 4-6 p.m.
Loosemore Auditorium, DeVos Center, Pew Grand Rapids Campus
401 W. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids
Register here: http://johnsoncenter.org/event/sls51116/
The cost for the event is $15, and free for GVSU students with ID.
For more information, visit Johnsoncenter.org/sls