May 2 & 3, 2023 (GMT-4) // Rock Hill, South Carolina
2023 South Carolina Community Capital Conference
Forget What You Thought You Knew: A New Vision of an Old Town
Forget What You Thought You Knew:
A New Vision of an Old Town
The statewide conference will highlight innovations in impact investing, and creative community financing tools as well as identify new capital sources to support community economic development in South Carolina.
On May 2, 2023, mobile workshops will be held focusing on the following tours.
- Knowledge Park Tour: A mix-used redevelopment of a former textile mill
- Downtown Civil Rights Tour: Friendship 9 Freedom Walkway
- Southside Revitalization Tour: Affordable Housing & Clinton College (HBCU)
Panel discussions will take place on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. These carefully curated breakout sessions are designed to educate, inform, reinforce, and introduce attendees to innovative and sustainable solutions to further the work of community development financing as well as explore the industry’s best practices.
Meet the Keynote Speakers
Dr. Tonya M. Matthews
President and CEO, International African American Museum (IAAM)
Dr. Jennifer Clyburn Reed
Federal Co-Chair at Southeast Crescent Regional Commission
Karama Neal, PhD
Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service at Rural Development, USDA
Meet Our Panelists
China Boak Terrell
CEO of American Communities Trust
Jeanne Milliken Bonds
Professor of Practice, Impact Investment, & Sustainable Finance at UNC Kenan Flagler Business School
Mayor at City of Rock Hill
Rev. Richard Joyner
CNN Hero, Founder & Chairman of the Board at Conetoe Family Life Center
Chief Executive Officer at Moxie Investment Funds, TMS Development, and Sherbert Consulting, Inc.
Partner at Hoppin' RH Development Group
Founder & Chairman of the Board at Williams & Fudge, Inc.