Friday, August 28, 2015

September 24: Being Unbanked/Underbanked: What is it and how does it impact the DC community?

"Being Unbanked/Underbanked: What is it and how does it impact the DC community?" takes place Thursday, September 24 from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm at R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center (2730 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave SE).

Sponsored by Capital Area Asset Builders, CNHED and others, the event will consider how banking status impacts low- and moderate-income individuals and families and considers ways to reduce the number of unbanked residents in DC.   According the invitation, "Participants can expect a robust discussion about cross-sector strategies that can contribute significantly to a more inclusive, equitable DC economy."

Speakers will include:

  • Joe Valenti, Center for American Progress
  • Michael Morris, from the National Disability Institute
  • Andrea Ambriz, US Treasury Department
  • Joyce Northwood, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Dave Beck, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • Representatives of DC-based nonprofit organizations working on addressing the needs of unbanked/underbanked DC residents

Attendance is free, but registration is required.

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