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Common Cents Conference 2017 is Next Month!

The Common Cents Conference is a two day conference is designed for all types of practitioners who care about helping families build and grow their financial health. This regional conference provides an opportunity to learn about the financial problems facing residents and innovative program models to help individuals and families achieve their financial dreams.

Common Cents Conference 2017 is Next Month! 

The Common Cents Conference is hosted by free tax preparation and asset building coalitions from Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia. These coalitions, which serve more than 62,000 residents each year, conduct critical outreach to ensure that low-income individuals and families receive the Earned Income Tax Credit, provide free or low cost tax preparation services, and connect them to appropriate financial services and education.

This two day conference is designed for all types of practitioners who care about helping families build and grow their financial health. This regional conference provides an opportunity to learn about the financial problems facing residents and innovative program models to help individuals and families achieve their financial dreams.
 
The theme of Common Cents Conference 2017 is "Inclusive by Design." Presentations will include strategies on closing the racial wealth gap and improving accessibility.   In our keynote plenary, Dr. Thomas M. Shapiro and Dr. Maya Rockeymoore will discuss how toxic inequality is created and exacerbated through public policy and the impact on our people and our economy.   

When? Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Where? DoubleTree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center at 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

How to register? To register for the conference, please visit http://www.cvent.com/events/common-cents-conference-2017/event-summary-8339ef90bb2e413e9e994acae794c629.aspx 

 

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