Felicia Griffin 
Colorado Center on Law and Policy 
303-5735669 ext 315 


Friday October 19, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM MDT

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Infinity Park Event Center 
4400 East Kentucky Ave.
Glendale, CO 80246

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 Friday, October 19th, 2012

The Economic Opportunity Poverty Reduction Task Force* of the Colorado  General Assembly is convening the Colorado 2019 Summit in observation of World Poverty Day. 

Featuring lunchtime keynote speaker, Mark Kramer, co-founder and Managing Director of FSG and the author of influential publications on shared value, catalytic philanthropy, collective impact, strategic evaluation, and impact investing.   Mr. Kramer will be speaking about Corporate Shared Values.

Mark KramerProgram Agenda:

  • Tour Promising Practices sites - bus tours from Infinity Event Center                (8:30am -11:45am)
  • Keynote Lunch Address by Mr. Mark Kramer (Corporate Shared Values) followed by a workshop on Collective Impact (noon - 3:30pm)

       Lunch/Collective Impact ONLY Registration Available

Jennifer SplanskyThe workshop on "Collective Impact" will be lead by Jennifer Splansky, Senior Consultant at FSG to teach us how this nationally popular strategy might work to accomplish our poverty goals in Colorado.



Afternoon Highlights

  • Release of the Statewide Strategic Plan to Reduce Poverty
  • Launch of the Promising Practices website
  • An afternoon forum to discuss Colorado’s next steps for becoming more cohesive in this shared agenda.
  • Take Action! awards


Check out the Collective Impact article here.

Check out the Collective Impact video here.


Sponsorship opportunities for the Summit are available.  Please visit the sponsorship page for more information.

Special thanks to the following Summit Sponsors:


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Organized by:  The Colorado Center on Law and Policy:

*The Economic Opportunity Poverty Reduction Task Force is a legislative Task Force charged with creating a strategic plan to expand economic opportunities in Colorado with the goal, that by the year 2019, the number of families and children living in poverty will be reduced by fifty percent.