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8th #EconMobility Conference: CRA and Community Development

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the “Understanding the Community Reinvestment Act and Community Development ” conference over 60 community stakeholders from DC-based community based organizations, regional funders, national asset building intermediaries, and representatives of Federal Government agencies and the DC Government came together to discuss the role of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) in community development and how community-based organizations can partner with banks to serve neighborhood development and banking needs.

8th #EconMobility Conference: CRA and Community Development

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the “Understanding the Community Reinvestment Act and Community Development ” conference over 60 community stakeholders from DC-based community based organizations, regional funders, national asset building intermediaries, and representatives of Federal Government agencies and the DC Government came together to discuss the role of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) in community development and how community-based organizations can partner with banks to serve neighborhood development and banking needs.

This gathering took place at the eight Economic Mobility for Greater Washington quarterly conference hosted by Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB), Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED), Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB), Bank on DC, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and United Way of the National Capital Area.

Economic Mobility for Greater Washington is a series of conversations considering current research and best practices about financial access, new transaction products, and other tools for building wealth, aimed at developing a multi-faceted asset building collaboration in the Greater Washington Area.   

For more information about the Economic Mobility for Greater Washington events, please contact Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, CAAB's Associate Director at (202) 419-1440 x 102 or jleitmann-santacruz@caab.org.

 

About Capital Area Asset Builders

Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower low- and moderate-income residents of the Greater DC Area to take control of their finances, increase their savings, and build wealth for a better future.

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Now, more than ever, non-profits like Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) need your help. Please support CAAB as we continue to help DC residents manage and/or improve their financial situation during these difficult times. If you can't afford to give a monetary gift, please visit our Amazon Wish List where you can choose from a variety of items that CAAB needs in order to better serve our community.

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Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB)
c/o Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, Director of External Relations
1100 H Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005