Events

OZ Webinar Series | Election Analysis: What Lies Ahead for Opportunity Zones

Join the Economic Innovation Group and guest speakers on Monday, November 16 for expert insights on how the Opportunity Zones policy may be shaped by the Biden Administration and future Congressional action. Speakers will discuss the outlook for enacting legislative measures in the lame duck session and 117th Congress, as...

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Delivering Opportunity in Indiana

Join the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) and the Opportunity Investment Consortium of Indiana on Wednesday, November 18 to learn about the launch of “Delivering Opportunity,” an analytic and strategy playbook developed by EIG to help Indiana maximize the community and economic development impact of its designated Opportunity Zones. Following a...

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OZ Webinar Series: Evaluating the Impact of Opportunity Zones Investments

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information.  Join the Economic Innovation Group on Thursday, October 29 to learn about the methods Opportunity Fund managers are using to screen investment opportunities for impact. Guest speakers from Catalyst Opportunity Funds and...

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EIG Webinar | Results and Analysis: 2020 Distressed Communities Index

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar for more information. Join the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) on Tuesday, October 20th at 2:00 pm ET for a webinar on the findings from EIG’s latest Distressed Communities Index (DCI), “The Spaces Between Us: The Evolution of American Communities in...

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OZ Webinar Series: Discussing the Needs of Children in Opportunity Zones

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. The Economic Innovation Group (EIG), with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, released a report on September 15 that explores the environmental conditions faced by children growing up in some of the nation’s most distressed communities....

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EIG Webinar | How Policies to Support New Business Creation Can Help Drive Recovery

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. New businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy. They help keep the economy in a constant state of rebirth, replace dying industries, foster competition with incumbent companies, and produce new, higher-wage jobs. Minority...

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OZ Webinar Series: Impact Investing in Opportunity Zones

This is a past event. View presentation slides, a recording of the webinar, and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. Socially motivated investors, community developers, foundations, and local leaders are working together across the nation to drive high-impact investments to Opportunity Zones (OZ). Despite wide-scale economic volatility spurred by the COVID-19...

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OZ Webinar Series: Supporting Operating Businesses in Opportunity Zones

This is a past event. View presentation slides, a recording of the webinar, and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. The final Opportunity Zones (OZ) regulations provided much-needed certainty and clarity for investors interested in supporting OZ operating businesses. A number of models for investment and partnership have emerged to help drive...

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EIG Webinar | Navigating COVID: Addressing the Economic Impact and Launching an Equitable Recovery

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. Join the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) for a moderated discussion with EIG Economic Advisors Austan Goolsbee and Kenneth Rogoff on the current economic situation and lessons from the Great Recession for mitigating...

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EIG Webinar | The Spread and Persistence of Neighborhood Poverty: Lessons for the COVID-19 Response

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. You can also visit EIG’s website to read  The Expanded Geography of High-Poverty Neighborhoods and The Persistence of Neighborhood Poverty, and explore our interactive map of high-poverty neighborhoods across the United States.  The Economic Innovation...

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OZ Webinar Series: Capital strategies for fortifying local economies during the crisis and recovery

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar, slides from the presentation, and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. Join the Economic Innovation Group and guest speaker Bruce Katz, Director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab at Drexel University, for a discussion on community capital strategies during the economic...

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OZ Webinar Series: Investing Along Main Street

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information.  Join the Economic Innovation Group and Main Street America to learn about emerging strategies for Main Street revitalization and business growth in Opportunity Zones. Local leaders are looking to Opportunity Zones as...

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