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The Business of Humanity: Starting a Social Enterprise, Part 2 of 3

Event Type: Adult Program
Date: 10/22/2014
Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Description:
 Find your business niche and make a difference! Join us for a three-part series of weekly business start-up gatherings to be held in the Main Library Lobby.
As enterprises like Tom's Shoes, Ashoka, Ten Thousand Villages, Warby Parker and others are solving problems and changing the system, learn how to create entrepreneurial businesses with social impact.
Part 1: Starting a Business in Illinois
Oct. 15, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Presenter: Melissa Brown, Executive Director, Joseph Center, Illinois Small Business Development Center
Part 2: Access to Capital
Oct. 22, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Presenter: Mark Ferguson, Lead SBA Economic Development Specialist
Part 3: Social Media for Business (note evening start time)
Oct. 29, 6 pm - 8 pm
Library: Oak Park Public Library Main Branch
Location: First Floor - Community Space
Contact: Susan McClelland
Presenter: Mark Ferguson