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Partner Event: Launch Party for!

Come join the Be Social Change Team to celebrate the launch of, a new story-sharing platform for social entrepreneurs to share new ideas, diverse experiences, and lessons learned from their journeys in creating innovative forms of social impact. By providing a central place to share stories of passion, innovation, success, failure, and psychological growth, gives us an inside look into today’s social entrepreneurship revolution while empowering readers with a unique set of informational resources that helps transform ideas for social good into reality. Learn more here.

Wine, organic drinks and snacks will be provided (see our sponsors below).

You can also RSVP on Eventbrite here:

Win a free Shirt!

You can win a free shirt with one of the designs below by:

You don't have to be present at the launch party to win. By doing all three you increases your chances of winning! Here is an example of a shirt

You can also connect with us via Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+.

Volunteers needed

We are looking for 2-3 volunteers to help out with the event (setting up, helping with good and drinks, cleaning up, etc). If you are interested you can email me at [masked]. Volunteers will get a free shirt!

Thanks to our Sponsors:

The Hatchery

The Hatchery is a venture collaboration organization that connects entrepreneurs, investors, and expert advisors to create tomorrow’s best tech companies. This is where inspiration meets teamwork, where good plans grow into great businesses. The idea is yours. The network is ours. The possibilities are limitless.

Check out The Hatchery Dev Shop, a rigorous 3-month training program that teaches students how to develop mobile apps and websites through immersion. Students attend three 3-hour workshops each week and work in teams to solve website issues while receiving training on how to find and fix software bugs.










**About Be Social Change New York Meetup

We are a community of change makers, social entrepreneurs, start-ups, techies, non-profits, educators and overall do and want-to-do gooders. Collectively, we are cultivating a network that fosters the spreading of new and innovative ideas, supports building an infrastructure for social entrepreneurship, and provides opportunities for members to make the world a better place. 

We do this by creating unique event experiences that empower, connect and organize the social change community in New York through:

  • “Be” - events and panels that feature innovative social entrepreneurs and change makers from a wide-range of sectors and disciplines.
  • “Social” - meetups, breakfasts, and dinners that bring diverse groups of people together for idea sharing, networking, and collaboration.
  • “Change” - projects in partnership with local impact organizations to provide members with opportunities to create meaningful and sustainable change in New York.

Be Social Change New York
focuses on creating diverse and integrated ways to make a difference locally while serving as a launching pad to create meaningful impact globally. Join us to connect, share ideas, and become a catalyst for change with fellow New Yorkers! 

Subscribe to our new monthly Be Social Change New York Digestnewsletter to be in the know on the latest happenings within the New York Be Social Change community.

You can also join our Be Social Change NY Facebook Page or share it with people not on Meetup.



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  • Julio

    it's great to meet people with a mind on the greater good. I was surprised at how many are looking for a way to get into social change. It feels like there may be more aspirants than there are opportunities. We need to change that.

    August 9, 2012

  • william c.

    It was an awesome event. Creating a culture and community for social changers is genius. I look forward to helping in any way I can.

    August 9, 2012

  • Allie M.

    Great turnout with amazing people there. Thanks so much for coming out to support everyone!

    August 9, 2012

  • Mathilde T.

    Hi everyone !

    It was a real pleasure to meet some of you yesterday. definitely gathers interesting people !
    If some of you are interested in travelling in South America for few months to promote social business by making videos and interviews, please contact me. I'd love to share my project with you !

    This is an opportunity for an unforgettable trip !

    Have a great day !


    1 · August 9, 2012

  • Mathilde T.

    Great ! Easy way to meet interesting and inspiring people =)

    August 9, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Met and re-connected with some GREAT folks! This is what happens whenever I am around Marcos. Looking forward to and it's continued success of making a difference and helping others connect to their best selves.

    August 9, 2012

  • Sean P.

    A very amazing platform for entrepreneurs, a cool gathering.

    August 9, 2012

  • Kishor


    August 9, 2012

  • Taylor C.

    I am so sorry but I unfortunately cannot make this event due to a last minute change of travel plans. I look forward to attending the next one and meeting everyone involved in this innovative meetup group soon! Please allow someone on the waiting list to take my spot.
    Taylor Cechini

    August 8, 2012

  • Taylor C.

    I am so sorry but I unfortunately can't make it. I forward to attending the next event and meeting everyone involved in this innovative meetup group! Please allow someone on the waiting list to take my place.
    Taylor Cechini

    August 8, 2012

  • Phuong L.

    I can help with setting up, greeting guests... if needed!

    July 31, 2012

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