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Changemakers’ Night: Passion for Progress

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Join us for an evening of innovative ideas featuring three social entrepreneurs - Matt Flannery, co-founder of KIVA; Craig Kielburger of Free the Children and Me to We; and Playworks founder Jill Vialet - and their stories of how their bold action made a difference.

Matt Flannery:  ALLEVIATING POVERTY - Learn how Kiva built a citizen-based movement of micro-lenders to alleviate poverty. $345 million strong and growing!
Craig Kielburger: EMPOWERING YOUTH  - Discover how young people inspired other youth and brought unprecedented attention to the global abuse of children’s rights through education and innovative social enterprise.
Jill Vialet: REVIVING HEALTHY PLAY - Explore how providing healthy, inclusive recess and play to low-income students has transformed achievement in the classroom.


Copresented with Social Venture Partners Portland and Ashoka in conjunction with Audacious Philanthropy, Social Venture Partners' annual conference, held in Portland, November 8-10 at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower.

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