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Economic Inclusion in Washington, DC: Building Credit

CAAB and Partners hosted the 2nd quarterly Economic Inclusion in DC events on May 27th. The session focused on proven and emerging strategies to help consumers build credit and to increase acceptance of alternative approaches to credit-building. Participants engaged in a robust discussion about cross-sector credit strategies that can contribute significantly to a more inclusive, equitable DC economy.

Economic Inclusion: Building Credit

CAAB and Partners hosted the 2nd quarterly Economic Inclusion in DC events on May 27th at The R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center in Washington, DC. Over 100 people attended the event. The event focused on proven and emerging strategies to help consumers build credit and to increase acceptance of alternative approaches to credit-building. Participants engaged in a robust discussion about cross-sector credit strategies that can contribute significantly to a more inclusive, equitable DC economy.

According to a report recently released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), there are

Presentations and discussion materials from the May 27th event are available at www.caab.org

The organizers of the quarterly Economic Inclusion in DC events are Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB), Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development, Comptroller of the Currency, Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and United Way of the National Capital Area.

For more information on the May 27th event and/or the quarterly Economic Inclusion in DC events, please contact Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, CAAB's Director of External Relations, via email at jleitmann-santacruz@caab.org or via phone at (202) 419-1440 x 102.

 

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, CEO & Executive Director
1100 H Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005