Hundreds of social entrepreneurs gathered in one place for three days: Here’s what happened

A recap of Social Enterprise Alliance’s Summit ‘19

Photo: Lauren Dekleva

There are hardly words to describe the depth of impact and connection that was Summit ’19.

WE SAW THE CITY

Center photo: Andrew Newton Photography for Cara

WE CELEBRATED

Check out our gallery of photo booth pictures, here.

WE LEARNED A LOT

LH photo: Andrew Newton Photography for Cara

OVERHEARD AT SUMMIT

Opportunities are everywhere. You must always let your hook be hanging, and when you least expect it, a great fish will swim by. — A frequent saying of Jim Schorr‘s, quoted by Carla Javits in Jim’s memory.

“Laughter and humor are an important part of recovery” — Hal Cato, Thistle Farms

“If we’re doing our jobs correctly, I’m irrelevant. All that matters if we’re meeting the needs of the populations we serve.” — Chad Houser, Cafe Momentum

Top Left and Bottom Middle Image: Lauren Dekleva

“My middle name is Naeem, which means to give without receiving back, so it’s kind of in me to give back.” — Jahkil Jackson

These takeaways just barely scratch the surface of the Summit ’19 experience. Click here to follow the threads of conversation about Summit ’19 on Twitter.

“Entrepreneurship has always been apart of who I was as a person…Chasing23 [Youth Empowerment Group] was my why. It was my bat light in Gotham city. It showed that someone who came from a place like me, a man like me, could overcome” — Darius Ballinger

Photos: Lauren Dekleva

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Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) is the champion and key catalyst for the development of the social enterprise sector in the United States. Our vision is for social enterprise to reach its potential as a force for more effective and sustainable social impact.