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  • Dallas: North Texas Funders Forum - Building Financial Capability through Products and Programs | Asset Funders Network
    Home Connect Dallas North Texas Funders Forum Building Financial Capability through Products and Programs Dallas North Texas Funders Forum Building Financial Capability through Products and Programs Nov 20 2015 Event Resources PowerPoint slideshow PDF Agenda PDF Community Loan Center of Dallas Small Dollar Loans info sheet North Texas Asset Funders Network presents the Fall Funders Forum Building Financial Capability through Products and Programs Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Friday November 20 2015 8 45 am 11 00 am Numerous reports indicate that financial insecurity in North Texas is pervasive Addressing this problem requires more than just financial education it requires financial tools and products that empower consumers to safely and affordably manage their financial lives Community based nonprofits are emerging as innovative and effective channels for on ramping and engaging low income consumers that might otherwise remain disconnected from the financial mainstream Join the North Texas Asset Funders Network to learn about three exciting new financial tools that are actively helping low income consumers escape pay day loan traps establish and build positive credit and begin saving for the future Participants will hear from three nationally recognized nonprofits who are are scaling and replicating these important and promising tools in

    Original URL path: http://assetfunders.org/connect/dallas-north-texas-funders-forum-nov-2015 (2016-05-01)
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  • San Francisco: 5th Annual Bay Area Asset Building Symposium: Building a More Equitable Bay Area | Asset Funders Network
    security We ll use this meeting to debrief what we heard from the symposium share updates on our individual funding portfolios answer your questions and discuss compelling asset building issues you d like to learn more about in 2016 November 12 2015 San Francisco CA 1 30 pm 3 00 pm Click here to Register Grantmaker Meeting Please register for this meeting separately from the morning s event details below though we hope you can join us for the entire symposium to gain valuable insights from the field BA AFN Steering Committee members include Citi Community Development Friedman Family Foundation San Francisco Foundation Silicon Valley Community Foundation S H Cowell Foundation Thomson Family Foundation United Way of the Bay Area Walter and Elise Haas Fund and Y H Soda Foundation 5th Annual Bay Area Symposium Building a More Equitable Bay Area November 12 2015 San Francisco CA 8 30 am 1 00 pm Click here to Register Symposium Join Bay Area funders nonprofits public agencies and policymakers on November 12th for a conversation about using asset building strategies to build a more equitable Bay Area Income inequality is off the charts Racial economic gaps are wide and persistent And while the regional economy rebounded it failed to reach many of the families who need it most Asset building strategies that help low income families purchase homes build savings manage debt and improve credit are an increasingly important tool in addressing these challenges Yet integrating them into existing programming can be challenging Join us on Nov 12th to discuss how families cities and the broader asset building field are responding to the challenges of rising rents and home prices stagnating wages and the suburbanization of poverty And together we can identify ways to build a more robust and equitable Bay Area

    Original URL path: http://assetfunders.org/connect/5th-annual-baafn-symposium (2016-05-01)
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  • Bay Area: The Financial Capability Training & Co-hort Workforce Training | Asset Funders Network
    themselves working multiple low wage jobs in order to make ends meet The robust workforce development programs across the Bay Area help individuals navigate and succeed in the labor market by providing a range of services that build skills and human capital and connect them to jobs As asset building experts we know that multiple jobs mean different pay schedules and pay rates and require sophisticated budgeting in order to pay bills on time and save for the future Helping individuals manage income save for potential emergencies invest in assets and build overall wealth require a comprehensive approach to education counseling and coaching Offering programs that meet people exactly where they are and offering financial lifecycle recommendations can impact their immediate and long term stability We invite you to join us at a day long Financial Capability Training Co hort training on September 17th from 9 00 3 00 at the California Endowment in Oakland to learn more about service interventions that focus on an individual s financial capability Saundra Davis a national leader in Financial Capacity and Coaching will provide attendees with a rich day of learning and cross sector exchange Join us at the Financial Capability Training Co

    Original URL path: http://assetfunders.org/connect/bay-area-the-financial-capability-training-co-hort-workforce-training (2016-05-01)
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  • Past Events | Asset Funders Network
    Program and share your recommendations to ensure the program design maximizes employer and employee participation Bay Area AFN Policy Forum Jun 04 2015 Bay Area Asset Funders Network presents Spotlight on Asset Building Policy The Power of the Earned Income Tax Credit at the State and Federal Level North Texas AFN presents Building Assets and Economic Opportunity through Career Pathways Jun 02 2015 The North Texas Asset Funders Network invites you to Building Assets and Economic Opportunity through Career Pathways Bay Area AFN presents Talk Learn Chomp TLC May 29 2015 Join the Bay Area Asset Funders Network for their signature funders event the Talk Learn Chomp TLC a lunch and discussion with fellow grantmakers with the CRA Roundtable cohosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Webinar Strategic Philanthropy featuring the Institute for Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University May 06 2015 Join us for an overview of Strategic Philanthropy connected with a new AFN brief in partnership with the IASP at Brandeis University Webinar Retirement Savings Strategies Apr 29 2015 Please join us for an exciting discussion on how foundations can play a role in supporting retirement options and opportunities for workers who do not have

    Original URL path: http://assetfunders.org/connect/past-events/P24 (2016-05-01)
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  • CFPB Financial Education Exchange | Dallas and Fort Worth | Asset Funders Network
    Texas Asset Funders Network invites you to a new learning opportunity for North Texas area financial capability educators the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau s CFPB Financial Education Exchange The CFPB Financial Education Exchange CFPB FinEx is an online and in person opportunity to access CFPB tools and resources gather feedback from financial educators and facilitate discussion and peer learning among financial educators FinEx offers these opportunities to financial educators Learn Find the latest CFPB research tools and resources for financial educators Pledge Take the CFPB FinEx Pledge to use our tools and resources and provide your feedback Participation in the pledge and surveys are completely voluntary Connect Join webinars on new research findings and receive updates and invitations via email Join us at one of two Dallas Fort Worth events in July Dallas July 28 2015 1pm 4pm Communities Foundation of Texas REGISTER Fort Worth July 29 2015 9am 12noon United Way of Tarrant County REGISTER Who Should Attend Nonprofit financial educators or coaches working directly with low and moderate income clients What to Expect The CFPB will tell you more about CFPB FinEx tools and resources for financial educators share recent research on financial well being and consumer credit

    Original URL path: http://assetfunders.org/connect/cfpb-financial-education-exchange-dallas-and-fort-worth (2016-05-01)
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  • Los Angeles: Looking Beyond Income: Using Asset Poverty Data to Drive Local Grantmaking | Asset Funders Network
    Network Regional Manager Stephanie Upp will facilitate a peer discussion about the data and how it could inform your grantmaking We ll also explore asset building efforts in other cities and discuss aligned funding common metrics and shared intervention approaches for communities across the Southland region Lunch is included Family Assets Count a partnership of CFED and Citi Community Development is a new approach to expanding financial security that combines cutting edge data with tools for building coalitions that enable the creation of more effective partnerships and solutions to household financial vulnerability in America Who May Attend Current SCG members and non members eligible for SCG membership Registration SCG members register online you must log in to your SCG account to register Eligible Non members If you already have an SCG account log in to register If you do not have an account yet contact us atmemberservices socalgrantmakers org Fees SCG members free Eligible non members 100 per session Where Center for Healthy Communities 1000 N Alameda St Los Angeles CA 90012 When Monday July 27 2015 12 2pm Speaker Bios Solana Rice Project Director for Field Engagement CFED Solana Rice is a Project Director for Field Engagement In this role she several initiatives to support the state and local policy advocacy efforts of leaders in the Assets Opportunity Network This includes leading Family Assets Count an initiative to use new local asset data to spark new partnerships media coverage and policy innovation in cities across the country Additionally Rice leads an initiative to build the advocacy and leadership capacity of African American led organizations delivering asset development services She also contributes to the annual Assets Opportunity Scorecard Prior to CFED Rice worked as an Associate Director for PolicyLink where she lead a team focused on building awareness encouraging collaboration

    Original URL path: http://assetfunders.org/connect/los-angeles-scg-baafn (2016-05-01)
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  • Evidence and Strategies for Investing in Credit Building - Washington, DC | Asset Funders Network
    Chicago North Texas Connect AFN Events Past Events Events from the Field Grantmaker Conference 2015 Join our Mailing List Join AFN Membership Options Membership FAQ Membership Form Connect AFN Events Past Events Events from the Field Grantmaker Conference 2015 Join our Mailing List Home Connect Evidence and Strategies for Investing in Credit Building Washington DC Evidence and Strategies for Investing in Credit Building Washington DC Jul 09 2015 Join AFN at a special session at the Credit Builders Alliance Symposium in Washington DC to review evidence and strategies for investing in credit building This session includes a briefing by Michele Raneri from Experian who will present an overview of their analysis of the impact on CBA members clients through credit reporting Following the presentation Annika Little from the Asset Funders Network will lead a question and answer session where funders who have invested in credit building initiatives will share their thoughts and experiences of why they decided to support the field and what they have learned RSVP Attendance is limited to those attending the symposium If you are planning on attending the special breakfast session please RSVP to Boris Cherner boris creditbuildersalliance org Time The breakfast will open at 7

    Original URL path: http://assetfunders.org/connect/evidence-and-strategies-for-investing-in-credit-building-washington-dc (2016-05-01)
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  • 2015 Credit Builders Alliance Symposium | Asset Funders Network
    Symposium 2015 Credit Builders Alliance Symposium Jul 08 Jul 09 2015 The symposium is intended to be a dialogue between nonprofit organizations involved in credit building and those corporate entities whose business practices include credit reporting credit scoring and or credit granting Our goal is to broker more discussion between these two connected industries with the intent of continuing to bridge gaps in understanding and strengthening bonds in the credit reporting arena An overarching theme for the symposium will be the linkage between the work being done in the credit building field and that of the broader issues of income inequality poverty reduction and asset building This is a great opportunity to learn and build industry relationships Click here to review the agenda and to register About Credit Builders Alliance Credit Builders Alliance CBA is a national nonprofit that advances credit and asset building by providing services resources and innovative solutions to over 400 nonprofits that serve low and moderate income individuals directly CBA s philosophy is that good credit is essential to achieving and maintaining financial stability This is an elusive goal for 64 million low income and underserved individuals and families excluded from the financial mainstream CBA believes

    Original URL path: http://assetfunders.org/connect/2015-credit-builders-alliance-symposium (2016-05-01)
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