Sep 27, 2010

Small Change: Why Business Won't Save the World

Join EPIP Seattle on Monday, November 1st for an exciting afternoon of debate around the topic of "philanthrocapitalism".

PIP Seattle is bringing Michael Edwards, author of Small Change: Why Business Won't Save the World and former Ford Foundation Director out west for a coastal tour which includes Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.

Edwards, currently the Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos, has generated a provocative conversation on the topic of "philanthrocapitalism", calling in to question its impacts and ethics. In his recent book, Edwards challenges the idea that the market is capable of solving social inequities. Social change is incremental and takes authentic commitment, he argues; it isn't something that can be supported by a bottom line approach.

Please join EPIP Seattle and friends on Monday, November 1st at the University of Washington's Parrington Hall to hear an exciting panel of speakers (in development) launch this important conversation in our local philanthropic circle.

4:00 - 5:30pm - Panel
5:30 - 6:30 - Reception, book sales and signing

Register NOW to be part of this discussion. Registration for this event is free for all dues-paying EPIP members, members of the Social Justice Fund NW, and University of Washington's Evans' School of Public Affairs students.

Non-member registration is $10.00.

EPIP Seattle would like to thank our generous sponsors for supporting this event. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please email epipseattle(at) to discuss how you can support this event.

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