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Talk About it Tuesday: Social Capital

  • About This Program

    In partnership with Intentional MVMT, attendees will learn where Charlotte currently stands in relation to nurturing opportunities for access to social capital. This edition of Talk About It Tuesday will include an advanced screening of Intentional MVMT’s documentary exploring the journey of several Charlotte leaders to the mountains of California. Following the screening, we'll have a brainstorming and strategy session where the community can create plans for how they plan to create more opportunities to build social capital across all classes and neighborhoods in Charlotte. This month’s conversation is in connection with our Initiative for Equity and Innovation and our exhibition Welcome to Brookhill.

    Post screening talk and strategy session facilitated by Davita Galloway.

    About The Facilitator

    Davita GallowayDavita Galloway is an owner of DUPP&SWAT, a change agent, a creative, a host, speaker, influencer, costumer, a doer, disruptor and a creator of all things dope. She attended The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she received an MSPH, as well as Parsons The New School for Design in New York. Galloway is adamant about the need for expression—further evident in her various ventures such as CrownKeepers, a nonprofit, and SPREAD, a publication. More, as a proponent and champion of building community, social equity, entrepreneurship and economic opportunity, Davita enjoys collaboration with impact on those outputs.

    In 2018, the Center for Intentional Leadership launched an initiative called Intentional MVMT. MVMT creates experiences that leverage the outdoors, physical movement, and meaningful conversation to inspire big ideas and collaboration. This past fall, the Intentional MVMT for Social Capital Expedition took place in Mammoth, CA with eleven Charlotte business, civic and community leaders representing diverse perspectives, roles and interests. The goal was to explore scaling community efforts toward building social capital and generate momentum for efforts already happening in Charlotte. Research suggests that taking people outside — into nature and especially with large, expansive views like the mountains – encourages creativity, innovation and most importantly: a collective care for others. A documentary, filmed during the trip, serves as a tool to engage and inspire the community to take action and share our social capital.

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