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Talking Transition: Empowering Social Enterprise

You may have heard about Talking Transition an ongoing project to engage citizens to generate ideas for the next Mayor of New York. Well Goodnik has been invited to participate in a happy hour on Sunday night, organized by Todd Schechter and the New American Tavern. We will be hosting a table to discuss ways to encourage and support social enterprise in New York and develop specific policy recommendations for the next addministration. Below are some of the event details. Please RSVP here (at Meetup) so we know which Goodniks might be coming, and make sure to register at the eventbrite page below as well.

Event Overview
Join us for spiced cider, beer, wine, snacks and civic conversation. During this Citizens' Happy Hour, each table will host discussions on themes of interest to you such as: music education, life for artists in NYC, access to healthy foods and more. At the end of the hour each table will summarize their conversation and present a relevant policy recommendation for the Mayor-Elect and his team.
Hot Beverages $2. NYC Craft Beers $4. Wine $5.
No purchase required to attend.

Draft Agenda
6:00 PM - 6:05 PM: Welcome Remarks
6:05 PM - 6:15 PM: Meet the folks at your table
6:15 PM - 6:30 PM: Discuss.
6:30 PM: Switch Tables!
6:30 PM - 6:45 PM: Discuss
6:45 PM - 6:50 PM: Wrap up the conversations. Gather thoughts.
6:50 PM - 7:00 PM: Present and hear table highlights and policy recommendations

Multi-Partisan and Multi-Group
The New American Tavern is a multi-partisan organization that loves to partner with other groups and organizations. We believe that everyone has experience we can learn from, so we welcome all and encourage active listening and respectful exchange.

About the Organizers
The New American Tavern is a movement to bring a new kind of gathering place in America's cities. We're working to build a series of bar/restaurant/and event spaces that cater to community builders -- people who host meetup groups, book clubs, panel discussions, happy hours for nonprofits -- and others who care. These events are just the beginning. To learn more or to get involved, visit our website or email us at info [at]

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