The RI Foundation wants your ideas for fixing the economy

The Rhode Island Foundation wants your ideas for fixing the state’s economy.

The nonprofit will hold a two-day event called Make It Happen RI on Sept. 7 and 8 to bring together leaders in the state’s private sector to develop an action plan for improving economic development. Here are the themes for the nine working sessions:

  • Attacking Unemployment
  • Marketing Rhode Island
  • Support + Growth for Existing Businesses
  • Business Environment
  • Closing Skills Gaps
  • Startups: Helping Entrepreneurs Thrive
  • Quality of Place
  • Leveraging/Maximizing Sites
  • High Potential/High Impact Sectors

Do you have an idea? Send them to by Aug. 27 or leave a comment below.

(Disclosure: The Rhode Island Foundation sponsors “Executive Suite.”)

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