Six Steps that City Leaders Can Take to Increase Family Economic Security

  • Date: February 28, 2013
  • Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Category: Webinar Archive

Overview

This webinar features strategies described in a new report published by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) and NLC's Institute for Youth, Education and Families.  The report, Taking the First Step: Six Ways to Start Building Financial Security and Opportunity at the Local Level, highlights innovative, low-cost or no-cost ideas for how city officials can get started in helping families achieve financial stability.  These strategies include raising awareness about available services and consumer protections; increasing access to financial education and safe, affordable financial products; preventing foreclosures and predatory lending; and developing model human resource policies. 

Webinar speakers include:

  • Sybongile Cook, Program Manager - Economic Development, Banking Bureau, Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking, District of Columbia
  • The Honorable Ann M. Horton, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Bryan, Texas
  • Ida Rademacher, Chief Program Officer, CFED

Speakers discussed how the six strategies featured in the report have laid the foundation for robust, citywide financial empowerment agendas. 

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