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Saturday, June 17 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Crowdfunding for Social Justice

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Join the national crowdfunding nonprofit ioby (in our back yards) to explore how crowdfunding can be used not only to raise cash, but also to promote community buy-in, build awareness of your work, and grow a strong local base of support over time. Through real-life case studies of successfully-funded projects, this session will give attendees a firm understanding of when and how to use crowdfunding effectively to support their work.

Presenters
avatar for Rhiannon Chester

Rhiannon Chester

ioby
Rhiannon"Rhi" Chester, Detroit native and Action Strategist with ioby (In Our Backyards) works on the ground in Detroit with community to strategize and develop fundraising skills through crowd-resourcing. Before joining the team at ioby, Rhiannon focused on media justice and LGB... Read More →
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Joe Rashid

Detroit Action Strategist, ioby
Joe has spent his career in Detroit’s nonprofit sector, primarily in Southwest Detroit and the Brightmoor neighborhoods, working to empower and provide resources to local residents. His work is driven by the belief that community development is not a career choice, but a way of... Read More →


Saturday June 17, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
State Hall: Room 115