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Octavia Books Hosts Michael Shuman

February 26, 2013 | 6 pm
Octavia Books, 513 Octavia Street

Join author, economist, and entrepreneur Michael Shuman as he discusses Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity.

Michael Shuman has led community-based economic development projects throughout the country. For the past 25 years, he has traveled extensively, sharing his expertise in building community capital. He is currently the director of research for Cutting Edge Capital, director of research and economic development at the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), and a fellow of the Post Carbon Institute.

This event is free and open to the public.

Shuman’s presentation in New Orleans is made possible through a grant to The Urban Conservancy from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and IBERIABANK to bring Michael Shuman to New Orleans.

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The Urban Conservancy is a sponsor.