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To browse past CFED events, including webinar recordings, please see the listings below or see the complete archive here. For further resources, you may search CFED's Resource Directory.

Upcoming Events

May 21, 2015

Developing Successful Partnerships with Native Organizations

In these webinars, Seven Sisters will examine elements of successful partnerships with Native organizations, looking at cultural differences, history, and the issue of sovereignty. The webinars will then explore how that understanding leads to effective and lasting partnerships.

May 27, 2015

Economic Inclusion: A Series of Discussions to Improve Financial Health in DC

Join us for the second in a series of conversations about economic issues affecting DC’s individuals, families and communities and critical tools that can measurably improve financial well-being.

Jun 1, 2015

Financial Coaching Virtual Interview with the Center for Financial Security and the Financial Clinic

Financial coaching provides an open dialogue on a variety of financial issues and challenges that people face. This virtual interview goes beyond solely delivering financial education and allows people to develop skills and learn about resources for them to confront future financial challenges and decisions. The focus on the client’s self-defined goals is central to financial coaching.

Jun 18, 2015

Webinar: I’M HOME Policy Agenda

I’M HOME has recently updated our policy agenda.Join us for this informational webinar to learn about the updates we have made to our policy agenda, what these changes mean for I’M HOME’s policy strategy and your opportunities to engage as a Network member.

Jun 23, 2015

Lending Circles Interview with Mission Asset Fund

Lending circles are groups of people who come together to lend money to each other. They provide a way for individuals to get a loan without paying interest or fees. Participating in a lending circle also helps individuals improve their credit scores and learn more about managing their money.


Recent Events

May 6, 2015

Options for Expanding Retirement Coverage: Critical Issues for Reforming the Tax Code

American families are facing a deepening retirement crisis, with nearly two thirds reporting that they have less than $25,000 in savings, and more than one third reporting less than $1,000―amounts that fall far short of what families will need to maintain their standard of living. One of the main forces driving the savings gap is the fact that half of all U.S. households lack access to retirement plans at work, which research has clearly demonstrated is the best way to build sufficient savings and ensure a secure retirement.

Apr 29, 2015

Building Financial Capability: A Planning Guide for Integrated Services

In this webinar, authors of the Financial Capability Plann Guide walked through how you can use the tools to develop a deeper understanding of your clients’ current financial capability and determine which financial capability services will help them improve their circumstances, assess the resources (both in-house and external) available for integrating financial capability services into your existing programs and create a logic model that will serve as a roadmap for implementing your integration plan.

Apr 27, 2015

The Power of Administrative Advocacy to Improve Service Delivery

When you hear the term “policy advocacy,” what comes to mind? Many in our field default to thinking only about meetings or hearings with legislators. Policy advocacy, however, can also mean working with government agencies to change programmatic policies, which often has a big impact on the way services are delivered.

Apr 16, 2015

Increasing Financial Security of Head Start Families: NHSA’s Partnership with the Assets & Opportunity Network

Authors presented on their respective chapters from the newly published book: "A Fragile Balance: Emergency Savings and Liquid Resources for Low-Income Consumers."

Apr 3, 2015

Using Free Online Tax Filing to Provide Filing Options during End of Season Rush and Post-Filing Season

Many tax sites will see a rush of last-minute taxpayers as the filing deadline approaches. Panelists during this webinar discussed options for using free online self-preparation as an alternative for taxpayers when tax site capacity is limited. Utilizing free online filing options can be a great way to stretch your limited tax preparation capacity and focus preparation assistance on the taxpayers who need help with prior year returns and other more complex issues.


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