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October 27, 2014 – Common Ground Committee to Host Debate on Income Inequality
The Common Ground Committee is holding a public forum/debate on the topic “Finding Common Ground on Income Inequality.” The event will take place on Monday, October 27th at 7:30 p.m. at the 92n Street Y in Manhattan.

The debate will feature, Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden and Larry Kudlow, host of the syndicated radio program, “The Larry Kudlow Show,” a CNBC contributor and former host of CNBC’s program, “The Kudlow Report.”  Panel moderator is John Yemma,  editor-at-large of the Christian Science Monitor. Panelists will explore the controversial concept of income inequality and discuss what policy measures might mitigate the widening income gap and strengthen the American economy for the benefit of all its citizens.

Tickets for the event can be ordered at http://www.commongroundcommittee.org/public-forums/ or http://www.92Y.org/talks. The event is open to the media.

Anyone interested in learning more about this event should contact NYFWA member Martin Skala at: martin.skala@commongroundcommittee.org


November 6, 2014 – Case Foundation Hosts Panel on Impact Investing & Social Entrepreneurship
The Case Foundation, started by philanthropists and entrepreneurs Steve and Jean Case, is hosting a private journalist and communicator gathering in New York on November 6th to help educate and raise awareness around impact investing and social entrepreneurship. We would like to extend the invitation to member journalists from the New York Financial Writers’ Association to attend at no cost. 

The event is a great agenda lined up for this intimate gathering – including Catherine Clifford, a senior writer for Entrepreneur, Ben Rattray, founder of Change.org, Sonal Shah, head of Georgetown University's Beeck Center and others to be announced this week.
Impact investing has emerged as a promising tool to unleash the capital necessary to tackle some of the world's greatest social problems.   The Case Foundation, Arabella Advisors and the New Venture Fund will host a half-day convening on the communications opportunity to build public awareness and engagement in double bottom line investing. Topics explored will include:  
·      Types of social enterprises, key differences (B corps, hybrid structures, etc.)
·      Financing sources for social entrepreneurs
·      Innovative financing mechanisms and public-private partnerships (Pay for Success)
·      Spotlight on social entrepreneurs and stories of success
·      Impact investing – seeking social and financial returns
·      Challenges and opportunities for impact investors
·      Impact investors – who are they? The role of foundations, funds, venture capitalists and more.
This event will take place on November 6th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To indicate interest in attending this event and get the address of the venue, please send an e-mail to: events@arabellaadvisors.com


November 21, 2014 – The Financial Follies
Don't miss the NYFWA's 72nd Financial Follies!!!

Friday, the twenty-first of November
Two thousand fourteen
At 7:30 PM
Cocktails at 6:30 PM
New York Marriott Marquis Hotel
Broadway Ballroom
Times Square, New York City

Table of Ten: $3,750
Individual Seats: $400
*Early Bird Option: Tables of Ten purchased before Oct. 1st are $3,500