Join Jenn Hoos Rothberg, Peter Block and other social innovators in this Abundant Community Conversation.

Peter Block will speak with Jenn Hoos Rothberg, the Executive Director of the Einhorn Collaborative, about “A Call to Connection.”This event will include music and poetry and attendees will be invited to be active participants in this emerging conversation.

Jennifer Hoos Rothberg leads Einhorn Collaborative, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to addressing America’s growing crisis of connection by advancing the science and practice of empathy, mutual understanding, and relationship building in the United States. Jenn, who joined in 2007, oversees all aspects of the foundation in partnership with its Founder and Trustee, David Einhorn, including setting strategic priorities and building collaborative partnerships that advance our ability to see our common humanity in a new light and solve our biggest problems together. Jenn is a member of the Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community and the NationSwell Council. She received her Master’s in Regional Planning and Bachelor’s in Urban and Regional Studies with Honors from Cornell University. She lives in NYC with her husband, two young children, and cockapoo, Zucca. You can follow Jenn on LinkedIn and twitter.

Peter Block is an author, consultant and citizen of Cincinnati, Ohio. His work is about chosen accountability, and the reconciliation of community. Peter is the author of several best selling books. “Community: The Structure of Belonging” came out in 2008 and he co-authored “The Abundant Community: Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods” with John McKnight. His writing is about ways to create workplaces and communities that work for all. They offer an alternative to the patriarchal beliefs that dominate our culture. His work is to bring change into the world through consent and connectedness rather than through mandate and force. He is founder of Designed Learning, a training company that offers workshops designed by Peter to build the skills outlined in his books. Peter serves on the Board of Directors LivePerson, a provider of online engagement solutions, and the Cincinnati Access Fund; he also serves on his local neighborhood council. He is director emeritus of Elementz, an urban arts center in Cincinnati and is on the Advisory Board for the Festival in the Workplace Institute, Bahamas. He was the first Distinguished Consultant-in-Residence at Xavier University. With other volunteers in Cincinnati, Peter began A Small Group, whose work is to create a new community narrative and to bring his work on civic engagement into being. Peter’s office is in Mystic, Connecticut. You can visit his websites at,,,, and He welcomes being contacted at He lives with his wife, Cathy Kramer in Cincinnati, and helped raise a bunch of kids.