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Harnessing the Power of Black Wealth
Harnessing the Power of Black Wealth

Tue, Feb 28


North Hennepin Community College

Harnessing the Power of Black Wealth

Black Investment and Cooperative Wealth Building: ACER hosts a Black History Month panel series to discuss strategies to build wealth in Black communities.

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Time & Location

Feb 28, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

North Hennepin Community College, 7411 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445, USA

About the event

With a buying power of $7B in Minnesota, Black people have an opportunity to direct this financial power to invest in strategies that will build generational Black wealth. From venture capitalism, real estate investment, and building cooperatives, Black Minnesotans are working together to build generational wealth.

Introduction: Investing to Build Black Wealth

Keynote speaker: Elaine Rasmussen

Panel Discussion:

  • Building Black Cooperatives: Pooling Black resources together for our collective wealth and good

Speakers: Nonkululeko Shongwe,  Jannie Seibure, and Mark Fick

  • Black Investment: Driving capital investment to Black enterprises

Speaker: Kenya Mcknight-Ahad

  • Black Real Estate Investment: Developers, VCs, and Investors

Speaker: Stephen Obayuwana

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