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2nd #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum: Examining the Role of Emergency Savings/Liquid Assets and Long-Term Savings in Poverty Alleviation and Wealth Creation in Washington, DC

Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is pleased to announce that over 100 very engaging stakeholders attended on June 27th the second #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum: Examining the Role of Emergency Savings/Liquid Assets and Long-Term Savings in Poverty Alleviation and Wealth Creation in Washington, DC at the True Reformer Building in the District of Columbia.

2nd #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum: Examining the Role of Emergency Savings/Liquid Assets and Long-Term Savings in Poverty Alleviation and Wealth Creation in Washington, DC

Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is pleased to announce that over 100 very engaging stakeholders attended on June 27th the second  #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum: Examining the Role of Emergency Savings/Liquid Assets and Long-Term Savings in Poverty Alleviation and Wealth Creation in Washington, DC at the True Reformer Building in the District of Columbia.

#DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum participants heard from Sophie Sahaf, Chief Program Officer, LIFT, Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Chief of Equity & Inclusion, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, Stephanie Landry, Senior Program Manager, Savings & Financial Capability, Prosperity Now, Alexa Verme, Director of Projects & Advocacy, Educare Washington, DC, Dahn Warner, Founder & Principal, KeyUrban, Representing Lincoln-Westmoreland Housing, Inc., Vaughn Perry, Equitable Development Manager, 11th Street Bridge Park, David Sieminski, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Community Affairs, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Dena Hasan, Director of Policy, DC Department of Human Services, David Rydzeski, Representative for DC College Savings Plan, Ascensus, Donnell Williams, Regional Manager for DC, ICMA-RC, Griselda Martinez, Housing Counselor, MANNA, Omar Velasco, Program Manager - Small Business Development, Latino Economic Development Center, Kenneth Lampkin, CAAB’s Sr. Program Manager, Lee Davenport, CAAB’s Board President, and Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, CAAB’s Acting Executive Director.

The #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum sought to shine a spotlight on the role & benefits to low- and moderate-income Washingtonians of developing emergency savings/liquid assets and long-term savings.

To view pictures from the event, please visit https://www.facebook.com/CapitalAreaAssetBuilders/photos/a.2908288019188174/2908291935854449/?type=3&theater

CAAB very much appreciates and thanks the sponsors of the 2nd #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum: Share Fund, Rose Foundation for Communities & the Environment, DC Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs, and DC Mayor's Office on African American Affairs.

 

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Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create opportunities for low- and moderate-income individuals in the greater DC region to build financial security, savings, and wealth for the future.

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