Bringing It Home – Building a Local Economy For Everyone

Bringing It Home Asheville
  • Do you need help building your credit?
  • Are you considering buying a car?
  • A home?

This conference will feature workshops offering practical tools, financial education, etc., while also introducing attendees to some of the many resources available in our region.

A special track will look at worker-owned cooperatives and other democratic forms of business, and our keynote speaker, Jessica Gordon Nembhard, will talk about the history of African-American cooperative businesses.

Day: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
8:30am - 2pm
Where: YMI Cultural Center, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church and The Block off Biltmore at the corners of Eagle & Market Streets


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Sponsored by Self-Help and Community Partners
A-B Tech Small Business Center, Aloft Hotel, Asheville Chamber of Commerce, Asheville Grown Business Alliance, Baptist Ministers' Union of Asheville, Carolina Common Enterprise, Center for Local Economies, Children First Communities in Schools, Asheville Housing Authority, City of Asheville Office of Community & Economic Development, Community Action Opportunities, Community Foundation of WNC People In Need Focus Area, Eagle Market Streets Development Corporation, Empowerment Resource Center of Asheville, Fox Management, Fund for Democratic Communities, Hola Carolina Magazine, Just Economics, MED Week Committee, Moog Music, Mountain BizWorks, Mountain Xpress, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, NAACP Asheville-Buncombe County Chapter, Natural Capital Investment Fund, Neighborhood Economics, OnTrack WNC Financial Education & Counseling, PennyCup Coffee Co., Pisgah Legal Services, RiverLink, Shared Capital Cooperative, Shoji Retreats, The Block off Biltmore, The Support Center, The Urban News, TS Designs, University of North Carolina Asheville, Va Boyle & Jean Cassidy & Sheville Online Magazine, Van Winkle Law Firm, YMI Cultural Center and the YWCA of Asheville.