Dr. Jamie Bracey-Green is the Director of Temple University’s new Center for Inclusive Competitiveness, housed at the College of Engineering in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Recognized internationally for her work in building more inclusive economies, Dr. Bracey-Green’s leadership focuses on empowering underrepresented students to achieve success in the workforce and entrepreneurial careers. Much of her work centers around the role that STEM plays in building economies, urban health, economic vitality, and environmental sustainability.
Mike Green is the co-founder of ScaleUp Partners, LLC, an organization that works to build inclusive economic development and entrepreneurial landscapes throughout the country. A New York Times Leadership Academy Fellow and an award-winning print and digital media journalist, Mr. Green works with policymakers, economic development planners, educators, business leaders, and investors to change the economic narrative across the country and create a world in which we understand our past wrongs and our present challenges.
Inclusive Prosperity Workshop
Thursday, November 14, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Dr. Jamie Bracey Green and Mike Green, nationally recognized cultural economists, educators and experts in inclusive competitiveness, will facilitate a highly interactive workshop for Muskegon’s future-facing champions. Attendees will complete an interactive set of modules that include post-segregation visioning, systems and engineering design thinking, social progress research and crafting identities that blend local patriotism and global citizenship. By the end of the workshop, participants will have created a framework to move Muskegon into a competitive position for developing and sustaining a pro-human, pro-planet, resilient economy.
Seats are limited and we will award them to community nonprofits, business, and municipal leaders on a first come basis.
To reserve a seat for the workshop, please email Mandy Hicks, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 231.722.4538.
If you missed Dr. Jamie Bracey-Green and Mike Green’s presentations on Inclusive Competitiveness – or attended but want to keep a copy on hand – you can download their presentations below.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Building an Inclusive and Equitable Community for Local Prosperity (slides)
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Inclusive Prosperity Workshop (slides)
West Michigan CEDS 2018-2022 (report)
Reinvesting Along the Lakeshore (handout)
The United Way of the Lakeshore, Mercy Health Muskegon, the Community Health Innovation Region (CHIR) and many others convened a 100-Day Challenge Summit, the Livability Lab, on September 10, 2019 to bring together individuals and groups from every sector throughout our county to mobilize around a common vision of livability.