Economic Security

10 Nov 2020

The Mouse & The Elephant: Financial Coaching with a Racial Equity Lens

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Grantmakers are increasingly applying a racial equity lens to their investments as an essential element to effective philanthropy. A new brief by Asset Funders Network, The Mouse and the Elephant , examines how applying a racial equity lens plays...
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08 Jan 2020

Investing in the Future of Our Community: A Case Study on Funders’ Motivations for Supporting CSAs - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs) are important assets for the future of our communities. Philanthropy plays an essential role in the growth and success of CSAs across the country. Yet, we know relatively little as to why investing in CSAs appeals...
03 Dec 2019

Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap: A Life Cycle Approach

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The factors limiting a woman’s abilty to build and preserve wealth are interconnected throughout her life, so why aren’t the solutions? Research shows that a “one-size fits all” approach to closing the women’s wealth gap is infective. In...
16 Oct 2019

Who is Poor in NYC? Hint: Many More People Than You Think

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Since its introduction in 2000, the Self-Sufficiency Standard has shifted the conversation from poverty to self-sufficiency and informed advocacy efforts, such as expanding tax credits for working households, reducing fares for low-income riders,...
26 Sep 2019

When A Job Is Not Enough: Next Generation Benefits and The Role of Philanthropy - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Signs of financial stress among US workers are all around us. Nearly half of employees lack emergency savings - enough savings to cover their expenses for three months – and find it difficult to cover their expense and pay their bills. Over half of...
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17 Jan 2019

The Border and Beyond: Federal Immigration Policy Outlook and Philanthropic Engagement - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Thursday, January 17, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
As a New Year dawns, immigration policy continues to dominate the national conversation. A partial government shutdown has stretched on for nearly three weeks over President Trump’s demand for funding for his signature campaign pledge: a wall on the...
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16 Oct 2018

Promoting Long-Term Financial Health through Community Wealth Building

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 -
9:00am to 10:30am
In December 2017, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Office of Financial Empowerment released a white paper entitled How Neighborhoods Help New Yorkers Get Ahead . The report shares the work and findings of the Collaborative for...
12 Sep 2018

Pathways to Progress: Empowering Youth through Integrated Job Training & Financial Capability - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Today’s young people, ages 16-24, have a harder time making ends meet and achieving financial milestones that were achievable by the generations that came before. Youth are less likely to utilize formal financial products, and they show signs of...

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