We are pleased to welcome a new member to the Boston Impact Initiative team, Nene Igietseme!
Nene is a youth worker and consultant in Boston with a strong interest in developing youth leadership in community economic development strategies. Her work has focused primarily on training, curriculum and education around alternative and oppositional economic institutions, culture and dominant narratives, and youth and multi-generational organizing. Nene is part of the trainer/affiliate network of the Center for Story-based Strategy (formerly smartMeme) and the Interaction Institute for Social Change. She is also a member of the Center for Economic Democracy staff team.
Nene’s work with us will focus on increasing the pipeline of cooperative, local, and community-owned businesses into our investment pool, as well as strengthening the technical assistance system for these enterprises.