Recovery to Renewal: Capturing the Trillion Dollar Opportunity
The U.S. government is sending trillions of dollars to states, counties, and cities to facilitate recovery from the pandemic. This historic infusion of public funding provides a genuine once-in-a-lifetime opportunity not merely for recovery, but for transformative change that can prioritize equity and system redesign. How can we capture this opportunity and not revert to the status quo? How can we guide federal dollars to systemic transformation that gets us to equity? Panelists share their insights, ideas, and examples of promising initiatives from around the country.
Moderator: Monte Roulier, President and Co-Founder, Community Initiatives Network
— Gary L. Cunningham, President and CEO, Prosperity Now
— Tracy Palandjian, CEO and Co-Founder, Social Finance
— Becky Payne, Executive Vice President, The Rippel Foundation, and Former Lead for Long Term Recovery and Resilience, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
— Madge Thomas, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Head of the American Express Foundation