On June 22, the Center for Social Innovation, along with REDF, Jonathan Weldy and Joseph Williams from the San Bernardino County Workforce Development Board, hosted a learning session on the power of social enterprise. The presentation and discussion introduced key aspects of social enterprise, and delved into what it takes to build a supportive ecosystem that scales up the work and impact of social enterprise.
Organizations interested in deepening their understanding of social enterprise are encouraged to sign up for our "201" session, to be held on Monday, June 29. RSVP here. More information below.
What to Know (and Do) Before Starting an Employment Social Enterprise
So your organization is interested in starting an employment social enterprise, but how do you know if you’re ready? During this session REDF, a venture philanthropy organization with over 20 year of experience investing and advising employment social enterprises, will walk you through a series of questions and action items to help your organization determine if this is the right time to begin a new venture. You will also hear from an Inland Empire nonprofit who utilized REDF’s expertise and has begun the process of starting an employment social enterprise