Financial Empowerment Summit

Date: March 7, 2013
Location: Hotel Louisville:
120 West Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
End Time: 3:30 p.m.
Price: $40.00 for members. $40.00 for non-members.
Category: Finance
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Louisville’s First Financial Empowerment Summit - Empowering people and neighborhoods to advance Louisville’s Quality of Place

Want to know more about Financial Empowerment: what it could mean for you, your clients, your organization and your community?

Louisville’s first Financial Empowerment Summit features nationally renowned experts, local community leaders and service providers who are incorporating financial empowerment into their current service delivery systems. Increase your understanding of this new and exciting work and help move Louisville toward a community Financial Empowerment strategy.


8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Plenary Session: Clifford Rosenthal, Assistant Director, Office of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, on the importance of Financial Empowerment.

10:15 a.m. A Community View: Dr. Gabriela Alcalde moderates a discussion with Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt and Dr. Leslie Crofford about the Health-Wealth Connection.

A Provider View: Whitney Bishop, Director, Southern Indiana Asset Building Coalition and Dr. Kathleen Cooter, Director, Bellarmine Center for Economic Education, explore why Financial Empowerment and behavioral economics matter.

11:45 a.m. Lunch: José Cisneros, Treasurer, City of San Francisco, on why cities and their residents should care about Financial Empowerment.

1:15 p.m. A Community View: Maria Hampton, Regional Executive of the Louisville Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and Ted Smith, Chief of Economic Growth and Innovation, Louisville Metro Government discuss Financial Empowerment as an Economic Development Strategy. Economic development is more than attracting and retaining businesses; it is also about the financial stability and assets of residents.

A Provider View: A panel of innovative homelessness service providers describes how agencies are incorporating Financial Empowerment strategies into their current service delivery systems. Featured panelists: Cory Bledsoe, Joi Boyd, Jocelyn Fetalver and Wade Jordahl.

2:30 p.m. Action Convening: An interactive look at What Happened, Why It Matters and Moving Forward

Our thanks goes to Living Cities for their sponsorship, allowing for a significantly reduced cost of attendance.

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