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Market Street for the Masses
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
Market Street For The Masses
Market Street for The Masses, a group of leading non-profits that serve the Mid-Market and Tenderloin communities have partnered with HUB and Intersection for the Arts to create an evening event highlighting new models for community innovation.
Together, we’ll convene Mid-Market’s legacy community organizations, top tech start-ups, citizens, artists, civic leaders and social entrepreneurs who reside in this community to discuss meaningful ways of creating a sense of place in an ever-changing landscape.
The format of the event is to be a facilitated conversation that will allow for diverse perspectives to be recognized while creating a sense of movement: including best practices for tangible partnerships and models for action. Topics to be discussed include new ideas for social innovation in the Mid-Market community, models for participatory engagement and volunteerism 2.0, public-private partnerships, Community Benefit Agreement best practices, and meaningful ways we can build bridges as citizens of the Mid-Market community.
4pm - Reception
4:30-6pm - Program
The event will be followed with the “WHO” sculpture unveiling by the 5Ws project in Historic Mint Plaza. You can find out more here.
Pickwick Hotel - 85 5th Street
Thanks so much to the Pickwick Hotel for sponsoring this event.
Refreshments generously provided by Zendesk
, the next generation cloud-based customer service platform, helps more than 25,000 companies, such as Disney, Pinterest, and Gilt Groupe, raise customer satisfaction, empower their support agents, and grow their business. Zendesk moved to mid-Market in 2011 and was the first company to draft and execute a Community Benefits Agreement.
Symposium on the Future of the Mid-Market District
St. Anthony's will host a thought-leading panel at Symposium on the Future of Mid-Market on Monday, February 25th: featuring St. Anthony Foundation, Zendesk, KOR Development, and other leaders that represent the landscape of stakeholders in Mid-Market.
For more information, click here.
About Market Street for the Masses
Market Street for the Masses is a neighborhood coalition of 22 diverse community-based organizations who serve the Central Market, South of Market and Tenderloin residents. We formed our coalition in order to advocate for increased opportunities for our communities, serve as an information clearinghouse for community-based organizations, and to empower our residents through outreach and mobilization.
About Intersection for the Arts
Founded in the early 1960’s and incorporated in 1965, Intersection is a pioneering arts and community development organization that brings people together across boundaries to instigate break-through change. Intersection’s programs emphasize relationships, collaboration, and process. We work with hundreds of artists through residencies, commissions, fellowships, performances, exhibitions, workshops and public art projects. Organizationally, Intersection emphasizes creative risk-taking and radical collaboration. We work with more than 50 community partners across sector and field annually. Intersection is a lead collaborator on The 5M Project.and 5MPlaceWorks – a pioneering new entity that fuses creative placemaking and economic development practice with the goal of a new model for equitable urban development.
About The HUB Bay Area
The HUB Bay Area is part of a global community taking collaborative action for a better world. The HUB is an inspiring space, meaningful content and a vibrant global community of people. From physical space to ideas and resources, The HUB facilitates constant exchange and trade, without establishing creed or taking sides; we encourage simple principles of trust, courage, and collaboration.
About the Pickwick Hotel
The Pickwick Hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers to enjoy our hospitality. Comfort, convenience and friendly service await you.