Thursday, February 27, 2014

UDC to Host DC Sustainability and Social Enterprise Summit

CAUSES will host the first DC Sustainability and Social Enterprise Summit, the final event of the week long DC Social Enterprise Week, held April 14-18, 2014. The conference will be hosted from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 18, at UDC’s David A. Clarke School of Law, located at 4340 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. Co-headlining the Summit will be Seth Goldman, President and “TeaEO” of Honest Tea, and Aaron Hurst, author of the Purpose Economy

The theme for this year’s Summit, Accelerating Impact through Cross-Industry and Cross-Sector Collaboration, will bring together entrepreneurs, activists, educators, and innovators that are driving change in Washington, D.C. This Summit is an opportunity to connect with the Sustainability and Social Enterprise community in the District; therefore, if you are interested in energy, education, social and traditional entrepreneurship, innovation, social justice, transportation, urban agriculture, or income equality, then you should attend this event. 

Breakout sessions on urban sustainability, innovation and social enterprise, and more will be held throughout the day. Online registration is available here. Lunch is included in the registration fee. For more information on the Summit, visit

The DC Sustainability and Social Enterprise Summit is sponsored by CAUSES, UnSectored, the Three Birds Foundation and Sustainable DC. For more information, contact Dr. Wayne Curtis, Project Specialist, CAUSES, at  

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