In an event tagged "Innovate Berkeley Dinners – The Sharing Economy", the HUB Berkeley organizers serve a mishmash of appetizing feasts and art with outstanding business thinkers to promote and share ideas about how to make Berkeley an activity hub for social enterprise.
The event is a joint effort among the HUB Berkeley, the Berkeley Startup Cluster and the Urban Innovation Exchange. It features important guests and food prepared by Chef Hiroo Nagahara of the Chairman Truck.
Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other
Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones
Bina Sitaram, a 40-year old former senior garment technician in the fashion industry, has created a social enterprise that affords young students lessons in healthy living by holding gardening, cooking and arts and crafts sessions.