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On March 1st, More than 100 Stakeholders Came Together at the First #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum to Discuss Wealth Creation Strategies for Low- and Moderate-Income Washingtonians

Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is pleased to announce that over 100 very engaging stakeholders attended on March 1st the first #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum: Wealth Creation Strategies for Low- and Moderate-Income Washingtonians at the True Reformer Building in the District of Columbia.

On March 1st, More than 100 Stakeholders Came Together at the First #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum to Discuss Wealth Creation Strategies for Low- and Moderate-Income Washingtonians

Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is pleased to announce that over 100 very engaging stakeholders attended on March 1st the first #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum: Wealth Creation Strategies for Low- and Moderate-Income Washingtonians at the True Reformer Building in the District of Columbia.  

#DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum participants heard from DC Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, DC DISB Commissioner Stephen Taylor, Kasey Wiedrich (Prosperity Now), Diana Elliott (Urban Institute), Dara Duguay (Credit Builders Alliance), Katherine Canales (Latino Economic Development Center), Charles Burt (DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking, Ariel Levinson-Waldman (Tzedek DC), Autumn Bailey (WACIF), Scott Kratz (11th Street Bridge Park), Jackie Reyes-Yanes (DC Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs), Roxy Caines (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities), Shawn Slaughter (Wells Fargo Bank), Anne Pasmanick (Power Station Podcast), Bob Friedman (Founder of Prosperity Now and Author of the book "A Few Thousand Dollars"), Lee Davenport (CAAB), and Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz (CAAB). 

The #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum sought to shine a spotlight on the role & benefits to low- and moderate-income Washingtonians of being banked, managing savings plans, accessing financial products & services, accessing credit-building strategies, accessing savings programs & platforms, and implementing debt reduction

CAAB very much appreciates and thanks the sponsors of the #DCSaves #DCAhorrayProspera Forum: Bank of America, Wells Fargo Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bob Friedman, Citi Community Development, DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking, and, DC Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs.


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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