The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Working Cities Challenge is an initiative to improve the lives of low-income people in smaller post-industrial cities across Massachusetts by fostering collaborative leadership, community engagement, and data informed decision making, all through the lens of changing systems.

In this video, captured at a recent Working Cities Challenge funder plenary, Farid Kheloco articulates the goals and outcomes behind the SPARK Holyoke Initiative, and shares updates about progress their cross-sector partnership is making toward fostering a vibrant and supportive small business and entrepreneurship ecosystem.

NOTE: A copy of the slides presented in the video can be downloaded by clicking the “Download this document” button in the top right corner of this page

Farid Kheloco shares updates about the collective impact work around Entrepreneurship in Holyoke, MA