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Rosalie Sheehy Cates and Bruce Arbit

Rosalie Sheehy Cates is a consultant to the community investment field. She recently authored "Options and Innovations in Community Investing: A Report from the Field" for US SIF.  This report examines the challenges, but also the innovations and growing number of options in community investing. It reviews the community investing options and the kinds of investments-by asset class-that different types of investors can access. The report is intended as a resource for a wide array of investors and investment professionals.

Bruce Arbit is organizer and founder of the Community Investing Network of NJ and will be moderating the webinar. Bruce has been directly involved in the creation of local community investment funds where he has worked to engage a diverse range of investors with varying interests and motivations. His work supports the development of affordable real estate for housing and community facilities; start-up and small business development; and creative place making in urban areas.

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