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Past Events Archive

View descriptions and download resources from our most recent events below. For events prior to 2015, visit this page.

May 23, 2017

At the Expense of Consumer Financial Safety: How the Financial CHOICE Act Would Leave Consumers in Harm's Way

What does it take to spur economic growth, hold Wall Street accountable and foster consumer financial independence? For many members in Congress, lately that answer seems to revolve around HR 10, the Financial CHOICE (Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs) Act of 2017.

Apr 19, 2017

Toxic Inequality: Race, Mobility, Wealth and Politics in Today’s America

CFED and New America held a conversation on Wednesday, April 19 on the racial wealth divide, public policy and the politics that continue to deepen our financial, racial and social divides.

Apr 12, 2017

A Downpayment on the Divide: Steps to Ease Racial Inequality in Homeownership

On Wednesday, April 12, join CFED, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Capital Area Asset Builders, the Urban Institute and other experts for a discussion on the intersection of homeownership and the racial wealth divide.

Mar 29, 2017

Wealth Inequality Policy Inside the Beltway: Federal Policy Updates & Advocacy Strategies

Join CFED's Federal Policy team for an update and discussion on wealth inequality!

Mar 23, 2017

The Ever-Growing Racial Wealth Gap: Policy Origins, Policy Solutions

On March 23, CFED, NCLR and Asset Building Policy Network hosted a webinar about the most effective ways to fight the racial wealth divide.

Mar 22, 2017

Volunteer Engagement: Recognition and Year-Round Retention Strategies

On March 22nd, CFED hosted an interactive webinar with its field consultant for the Taxpayer Opportunity Network, Phil Poirier on the findings of the Volunteer Management Working Group and your own colleagues in building successful engagement strategies throughout the year.

Mar 8, 2017

Your Finances, Your Health: Making the Health/Wealth Connection

In this webinar, CFED and Dr. Bob Vinci, Chief of Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center, discussed the connections between financial well-being and health and their implications for work in our field.

Mar 2, 2017

Protecting Taxpayers from Return Preparer Fraud

On March 2nd, CFED hosted a webinar with the IRS and Maryland State Comptroller’s Office on ways to protect your clients from tax fraud, how to help those who may have been a victim of tax fraud, and local actions!

Feb 16, 2017

A Duty to Serve: Opportunities Ahead for the Manufactured Housing Finance Market

On this webinar, representatives from CFED and NCLC explained the impact of the Duty to Serve rule on manufactured housing.

Feb 15, 2017

Creating a More Equitable Tax Code Through Advocacy 101!

On February 15th, CFED hosted a webinar with Center on Budget and Policy Priorities on ways to advocate for the future of VITA and the EITC.

Feb 8, 2017

TaxSlayer for VITA: Mastering the TaxSlayer Report Feature

On February 8th, CFED hosted a webinar with TaxSlayer and IRS SPEC to go over the reporting feature for TaxSlayer for the 2017 tax season.

Feb 2, 2017

Reducing Wealth Inequality and Protecting Consumers At Tax Time and Beyond

CFED and Tax Credits for Workers and their Families (TCWF) invited you to a February 2 Capitol Hill briefing to outline actions Congress can take to strengthen proven safety net and wealth protection strategies while ensuring consumer protection.

Jan 25, 2017

Navigating the ITIN Renewal Process: Implications for the Immigrant and VITA Communities

On January 25th, CFED hosted a webinar on ITIN renewals featuring experts from National Immigration Law Center, National Council of La Raza, the IRS ITIN Program Office, and the University of Las Vegas Nevada.

Jan 24, 2017

Intersectional Organizing and Policy Advocacy: Lessons from the DAPL Water Protectors

On Tuesday, January 24th, Native CDFI Network and CFED discussed the historic gathering of Indigenous Nations from across the US who have organized tirelessly over the past year to halt the Dakota Access Pipeline project.

Jan 19, 2017

TaxSlayer for VITA: Updates for the 2017 Tax Season

On January 19th, CFED hosted a webinar with TaxSlayer, IRS SPEC, and CFED’s tax consultant to go over the updates from TaxSlayer for the 2017 tax season.

Jan 4, 2017

Virtual Regional Listening and Strategy Sessions

It is more important now than ever that we work together to make economic opportunity a reality for all. In partnership with the Assets & Opportunity Network Steering Committee, CFED will facilitate virtual listening sessions in eight regions across the country in the first couple of weeks of 2017.

Dec 14, 2016

Virtual Coffee: Overlaying a Racial Wealth Equity Lens on Policy and Programs

This December 14th webinar invited attendees to think about how applying a racial wealth equity lens on policy agendas and programs can address racial wealth disparities in your communities.

Dec 8, 2016

Regulating the Debt Collection Industry: CFPB Priorities and What Can be Done to Ensure Strong Rules

On December 8th, CFED hosted a webinar which examined the outline recommendations set forward by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the debt collection industry.

Dec 7, 2016

Building Savings for Success: Early Impacts from the Assets for Independence Program Randomized Evaluation

On Wednesday, December 7, CFED and Urban Institute invited you to learn about recent research on the effectiveness of individual development accounts (IDAs) sponsored by the federal Assets for Independence (AFI) program.

Nov 22, 2016

Webinar: Charting a Course for Navigating a New Political Environment

Join us for a conference call on Tuesday, November 22 at 3 pm EST.

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