Join us at our upcoming Social Impact Breakfasts in Los Angeles. Each breakfast features a set of speakers (Impact-Makers) and an opportunity to connect with others working to make an impact.
The next Social Impact Breakfast is on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at LA Plaza. Two dynamic breakfast speakers who are working to make an impact in LA will share their stories and insights into making that impact:
- Tina Hovsepian Founder, Cardborigami
An architect, inventor, and social entrepreneur, Tina has always had a consuming interest in humanitarian causes, especially the plight of homelessness on Downtown’s infamous Skid Row. During her undergraduate work at USC, she designed a temporary shelter made from folded cardboard: Cardborigami, which was recognized as “Most Innovative” at the 2009 Undergraduate Symposium for Creative Work. Since then, she has successfully launched a non-profit with her patented invention. As Executive Director she has garnered support, attracted media attention, and raised over $1.3 million in funds and in-kind services.
- Rebecca Ninburg, Commissioner, Los Angeles City Fire Department
Rebecca Ninburg is the most recent appointee by Mayor Eric Garcetti to the City of Los Angeles Fire Commission. Prior to her appointment Rebecca served for two years as Vice President and then President of the City of Los Angeles Commission on the Status of Women where she worked closely with the LAFD to help strategize on the recruitment and retention of women in the fire service.
About Social Impact Breakfasts:
Everyday in LA, thousands of people are working to make the city a better place, improving the lives of fellow Angelenos. The City Impact Lab in Los Angeles brings together those working to make an impact -- in government, in the arts, in neighborhoods, in non-profits, and in business -- to share breakfast and jumpstart their effectiveness with tactics for success from impact-makers across the city.
The 75 minute breakfast is formatted to provide attendees with the opportunity to 1) connect to others who can support their work, 2) learn tactics from expert "Impact Makers," and 3) find ways to more effectively create a social impact in LA. Each breakfast includes at least 2 speakers providing their specific strategies to make an impact in LA. Space is limited to 35 attendees from a cross sector of government, non-profit, business, and arts professionals.
The Social Impact Breakfast is only $15. Space is limited, so register early.
The closest Metro stop is Union Station.
There are parking lots nearby LA Plaza (a 5 minute walk) at 649 N. Spring Street, and at 646 New High Street.
Entering LA Plaza:
Entrance to LA Plaza is in a walkway between Church and LA Plaza building, as seen in this map.