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Thursday, May 17 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Social Enterprise: Transforming Communities with Entrepreneurship

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It’s amazing when a young person comes to know Jesus, but what happens when the everyday life of an urban youth doesn’t change just by a confession of faith? When you consider what it really takes to truly transform communities you’ll see how social enterprise offers urban youth opportunity for life goals and a preferred future. We will look at when urban youth workers examine wholistic care of their youth by emphasizing workforce development and social enterprise.

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Becca Bacon

Operations Coordinator, Chrysalis Enterprises
Becca has been working in social enterprises for the past 5 years. She attends Fountain of Life Covenant Church and helped launch the opening of 5000 Pies in 2014, where she worked for 2 years. Currently, Becca works at Chrysalis, on the operations team of their social enterprise... Read More →
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Sean Butler

Director of Solid Enterprises, Solidarity
Sean Butler was most recently Co-Owner of Seoulmate restaurant in Fullerton, CA. Previous work ranged from management at a $20B a year company, to operations manager at a family-owned manufacturer. Sean is the Director of Solid Enterprises is passionate to help urban youth streng... Read More →
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Patrick Gillespie

Solid T Director, Solidatity/Solid T
Patrick Gillespie moved to Fullerton, CA, from Salem, OR. He studied Studio Arts & Biblical Studies at Biola University (Class of 2014). Combining his experience growing up in small business, and his education in design and creative direction, Patrick leads the team at Solid T, S... Read More →
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Adrian Greer

Executive Director/Founder, MYTHIRDPLACE
After growing up as a knucklehead urban youth himself, Adrian gained over 10 years of experience as an urban youth worker from various churches and organizations before founding MYTHIRDPLACE in 2013. He continues to invest in, and remain committed to teens in his hometown, who fa... Read More →
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John Lewis

Regional Director, Urban Strategies
John is responsible for leading Urban Strategies’ collaborative efforts focused on serving communities in need in the Southern California region. He has managed partnerships with 19 community and faith-based organizations in Southern California. John is one of the original desi... Read More →
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Michael Mata

Director, M.A. in Transformational Urban Leadership (MATUL), Azusa Pacific Seminary
Michael has 30 years of experience in urban transformation. He is director of the Transformational Urban Leadership Program at Azusa Pacific Seminary, and serves as Community Transformation Specialist for Compassion Creates Change. He was the director of Tools for Transformation... Read More →
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Kevin Mo-Wong

Executive Director, Solidarity
Kevin is a Founder and Executive Director of Solidarity, a faith based non-profit that strengthens urban communities. Since 2002, Solidarity has been living, working, and walking with low income neighborhoods in a way that drastically shaped Kevin's understanding of Kingdom, God... Read More →
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Becky Teter

CEO, Fountain of Life Covenant Church, 5000 Pies
Becky Teter is the Director of Ministries for Fountain of Life Covenant Church. She is the CEO of FOL’s Social Enterprise, 5000 Pies which seeks to transform the lives of young adults in West Long Beach through culinary employment, mentoring, and life skills coaching. Becky and... Read More →

Thursday May 17, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Business 103