Wednesday, September 12, 2012 -
9:00am to 4:00pm EDT
The Roosevelt Hotel, 45 E. 45th Street at Madison Ave, NYC
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Philanthropy New York, in collaboration with The Philanthropy Roundtable, will host this event to explore strategies to help low-income workers pursue economic independence through financial development and wealth building. Leaders from the philanthropic, nonprofit, and financial services industry will discuss the importance of assets in low-income financial portfolios and share opportunities for expanding access to financial goods and services to bolster asset development.
The program opens with a tour and reception on September 11th at the Tenement Museum on Manhattan’s lower east side, followed by a full-day conference on September 12th.
- How can we encourage low-income workers to transition from living on the edge to greater freedom, financial security, and independence
- How savings and asset building allow workers pursue their aspirations
- How philanthropy can facilitate these vital transformations to help people to help themselves
A Philanthropy New York Collaborative Program co-sponsored with The Philanthropy Roundtable.
- Stuart Butler, Ph.D., Distinguished Fellow, Director, Center for Policy Innovation, Heritage Foundation
- Annika Little, Project Manager, Asset Funders Network
- Ben Mangan, President, CEO and Co-Founder, EARN
- Brandee McHale, Chief Operating Officer, Citi Foundation
- Rachel Schneider, Vice President, Innovation, Research, and Policy, Center for Financial Services Innovation
All interested funders.