Statewide Events

We bring low- and no-cost events to communities across South Carolina in order to provide the resources and training you need to make your project or business a reality.

Join us for the Summit Series!

The Investing in Community Summit Series is a monthly panel discussion focused on the challenges facing and resources available to community development professionals across a range of specialties. Subscribe to our newsletter to be the first to know about scheduled events!

Summit Series: Developing Essential Services in Rural Communities

The pandemic has shown us that communities need access to childcare, grocery stores, and healthcare, yet these essential services can be scarce in rural communities. In the Summit Series' seventh installment we will talk with essential service providers from rural SC communities to learn about the challenges and rewards of rural community development, and discuss the financing resources available to increase access to the services all communities deserve to access.

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Statewide (Virtual Event)

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Summit Series Finale: The Color of Money and the History of Black Banks

The Color of Money author and professor Mehrsa Baradaran will discuss the history of Black banking in America. Her keynote address will connect the origins of Black banking with the oppressive policies that created today's racial wealth gap. The second half of the finale will feature a discussion focused on South Carolina communities as seen through the lens of Baradaran's work. Join the conversation by purchasing the book through Turning Page Bookshop, a Black-owned independent bookstore in Goose Creek, SC.

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Statewide (Virtual Event)

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