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Downpayment on the Divide Recording (Part 1) CFED
The United States has a significant and growing racial wealth divide, and one of the largest drivers of the divide is homeownership. Decades of discriminatory practices in the housing market and racist policies at all levels of government…
 
Downpayment on the Divide Recording (Part 2) CFED
The United States has a significant and growing racial wealth divide, and one of the largest drivers of the divide is homeownership. Decades of discriminatory practices in the housing market and racist policies at all levels of government…
 
Downpayment on the Divide (Presentation) CFED
The United States has a significant and growing racial wealth divide, and one of the largest drivers of the divide is homeownership. Decades of discriminatory practices in the housing market and racist policies at all levels of government…
 
Fact File: Fair Housing CFED
Although explicit housing discrimination has been…
 
Imparting Early Lessons about Personal Finance CFED

Emerging research indicates that, as with so many life lessons, parents are often the first source of children’s lessons about money — especially when the children are in elementary school (approximately 6-11 years old). During this…
 

2016 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard CFED
Released annually, this year's Assets & Opportunity Scorecard examines 130 policy and outcome measures to develop an understanding of how residents are doing in their quest to seize economic opportunity and what states are doing to help get…
 
A Highlight of Tools and Resources to Support Taxpayers with Disabilities (Recording) CFED
A discussion with the National Disability Institute (NDI) highlighting best practices and available resources to help make VITA/TCE sites welcoming and accessible to all individuals.
 
A Highlight of Tools and Resources to Support Taxpayers with Disabilities (Slides) CFED
A discussion with the National Disability Institute (NDI) highlighting best practices and available resources to help increase the accessibility of VITA/TCE sites to all individuals.
 
The Resounding Resiliency of Grandfamilies: Financial Stories from Older Relatives Caring for Children in Lower-Income Communities CFED & Generations United
To deepen our understanding of the financial…
 
Partnering with Native Organizations Part III: Developing Partnerships Assets & Opportunity Network
Developing Successful Partnerships with Native Organizations is a three-part webinar series based on a curriculum designed by Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC, and NeighborWorks America®. The webinar series is built on the…
 
Partnering with Native Organizations Part II: History, Sovereignty and the Trust Relationship Assets & Opportunity Network
Developing Successful Partnerships with Native Organizations is a three-part webinar series based on a curriculum designed by Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC, and NeighborWorks America®. The webinar series is built on the…
 
Partnering with Native Organizations Part I: Examining Culture Assets & Opportunity Network
Developing Successful Partnerships with Native Organizations is a three-part webinar series based on a curriculum designed by Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC, and NeighborWorks America®. The webinar series is built on the…
 
Financial Capability of Adults with Disabilities National Disability Institute/Syracuse University
National Disability Institute (“NDI”) is pleased to present this report entitled “The Financial Capability of Adults with Disabilities.” Through our findings and our recommendations for policy and program changes, we are hopeful that the…
 
Work Incentives and Asset Building: Successfully Engaging Clients on SSI and SSDI (Webinar) CFED
People with disabilities are often considered poor candidates for asset-building programs. The assumption is that if a person with a disability works and/or saves money they'll lose health insurance and cash benefits. While coming from a…
 
Microbusinesses: America's Unsung Entrepreneurs CFED
Entrepreneurs are everywhere in American society, at every income level, age group and geographic region. The vast majority of small-business owners run firms with five or fewer employees (often called “microbusinesses”). They include cafe…
 
Second National Poverty Summit Catholic Charities USA & CFED
The second national Poverty Summit brought together national leaders, local experts, practitioners, volunteers, advocates, academics and others to advance the work that needs to be done to reduce poverty in America and in our…
 
2012 Assets Learning Conference CFED
The 2012 Assets Learning Conference was the largest and most successful convening of the asset-building field yet.

By visiting the 2012 ALC website, you'll find all our conference highlights, including session presentations, YouTube…

 
Household Financial Stability: Who Suffered the Most from the Crisis? Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis published Household Financial Stability: Who Suffered the Most from the Crisis?, an article on their ongoing analysis of the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances. The article concludes that…
 
Pursuing the American Dream The Pew Charitable Trusts
The Economic Mobility Project at Pew published Pursuing the American Dream, which looks at economic mobility across generations. The report finds that while most Americans are better off than their parents, those at either end of the income…
 
It Is Not Just Families; Institutions Play a Role in Reducing Wealth Inequality: Long Term Effects of Youth Savings Accounts on Adult Saving Behaviors The Assets and Education Initiative
The Assets and Education Initiative published a working paper, It Is Not Just Families; Institutions Play a Role in Reducing Wealth Inequality: Long Term Effects of Youth Savings Accounts on Adult Saving Behaviors. The study analyzes the role…
 

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