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Please Join Us on April 12th to Discuss Steps to Ease Racial Inequality in Homeownership

Disparities in homeownership are one of the largest drivers of this country's racial wealth divide. This Wednesday, April 12 from 2-4 pm, CFED, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB), the Urban Institute and other experts will discuss how we can ensure that households of color have equal opportunity to build wealth through homeownership, including the policy recommendations in CFED's recently-released report.

A Downpayment on the Divide: Steps to Ease Racial
Inequality in Homeownership

 
Disparities in homeownership are one of the largest drivers of this country's racial wealth divide. This Wednesday, April 12 from 2-4 pm, CFED, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB), the Urban Institute and other experts will discuss how we can ensure that households of color have equal opportunity to build wealth through homeownership, including the policy recommendations in CFED's recently-released report.


Time is running out to register for this event! Space is limited, and advanced registration is required. RSVP here.

Agenda

Welcome: Andrea Levere, President, CFED
 
Downpayment on the Divide Report Discussion 

• Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Senior Fellow, Racial Wealth Divide, CFED
• Anju Chopra, Senior Policy Manager, CFED

Introduction to Panel: Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, Associate Director, Capital Area Asset Builders
 
Panel Discussion

• Doug Ryan, Director, Affordable Homeownership, CFED (Moderator)
• Alanna McCargo, Codirector of the Housing Finance Policy Center, Urban Institute
• Yana Miles, Policy Counsel, Center for Responsible Lending
• Rob Randhava, Senior Council, Leadership Council on Civil Rights
• Walda Yon, Director of Housing, Latino Economic Development Corporation
Q&A
 
Wrap up
 
Networking Opportunity
 

When?
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Where?
CFED Headquarters
1200 G Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005

How to Register?


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.

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