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CFED's 30th Anniversary Video

This special Anniversary video takes a look at three decades of expanding economic and social justice in this country and around the world and also how CFED is creating the future of economic opportunity. We spotlight three people who have benefited from our work.

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CFED's 30th Anniversary Video

CFED's 30th Anniversary Video

This special Anniversary video takes a look at three decades of expanding economic and social justice in this country and around the world and also how CFED is creating the future of economic opportunity. We spotlight three people who have benefited from our work.

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Can America Save Itself? Tax Reform, Savings and Financial Security

Can America Save Itself? Tax Reform, Savings and Financial Security

At this breakfast event, some of the nation’s top experts on savings and financial security offered their ideas on the current critical role of tax policy in savings and what tax policy can do to help all Americans build bigger nest eggs for their futures.

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Andrea Levere's State of the Field at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

Andrea Levere's State of the Field at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

Andrea Levere, President of CFED, gives the State of the Field during the Opening Plenary of the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Cory Booker Speaking at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

Cory Booker Speaking at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

Newark, NJ Mayor, Cory Booker, gave a rousing speech at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference during the Assets & Opportunity Award presentation in Washington, D.C.

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  • Panel Discussion at the CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum on College Savings Accounts

    Panel Discussion at the CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum on College Savings Accounts

    A cross-sector panel addresses the audience at "A Foot in the Door to the American Dream: A Forum on College Savings Accounts." Panelists consisted of Melanie Anderson, Director of Government Relations, Opportunity Nation (moderator); Cindy Wallace, Vice Chancellor for Student Development, Appalachian State University; Jocelyn Stewart, Senior Director of Community Relations, Barclaycard US; Emily Bouck, Legislative Assistant, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL); Leigh Tivol, Director, Savings & Financial Security, CFED.

  • Mark Edwards, Opportunity Nation Executive Director, at CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum

    Mark Edwards, Opportunity Nation Executive Director, at CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum

    Mark Edwards, Executive Director of Opportunity Nation, addresses the audience at "A Foot in the Door to the American Dream: A Forum on College Savings Accounts."

  • San Francisco Treasurer José Cisneros at CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum on College Savings Accounts

    San Francisco Treasurer José Cisneros at CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum on College Savings Accounts

    San Francisco Treasurer José Cisneros addresses the audience at "A Foot in the Door to the American Dream: A Forum on College Savings Accounts."

  • Opportunity Leader Jamira Burley at CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum on College Savings Accounts

    Opportunity Leader Jamira Burley at CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum on College Savings Accounts

    Jamira Burley, Opportunity Leader and Executive Director of the Philadelphia Youth Commission, addresses the audience at "A Foot in the Door to the American Dream: A Forum on College Savings Accounts."

  • Senator Chris Coons at CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum on College Savings Accounts

    Senator Chris Coons at CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum on College Savings Accounts

    Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) addressing the audience at "A Foot in the Door to the American Dream: A Forum on College Savings Accounts." The Forum took place on May 9, 2013 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC and was hosted by CFED and Opportunity Nation. Senator Coons announced the re-introduction of the American Dream Accounts Act.

  • CFED's Andrea Levere at CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum on College Savings Accounts

    CFED's Andrea Levere at CFED & Opportunity Nation Forum on College Savings Accounts

    Andrea Levere, President of CFED, addresses the audience at "A Foot in the Door to the American Dream: A Forum on College Savings Accounts" in Washington, D.C.

  • Children’s Savings Conversation Hits National Airwaves

    Children’s Savings Conversation Hits National Airwaves

    The 13-minute segment was a powerful testament to starting children early on the path towards higher education and long-term financial well-being.

  • Washington Post Writer Eugene Robinson on the American Dream

    Washington Post Writer Eugene Robinson on the American Dream

    Eugene Robinson speaks on the American Dream at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

  • Washington Post Writer Eugene Robinson on Reforming the Tax Code

    Washington Post Writer Eugene Robinson on Reforming the Tax Code

    Washington Post Writer Eugene Robinson's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

  • CFPB Director Richard Cordray's Speech at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    CFPB Director Richard Cordray's Speech at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Richard Cordray's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Jon Campbell Speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Jon Campbell Speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Jon Campbell of Wells Fargo speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Lisa Mensah's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Lisa Mensah's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Lisa Mensah of the Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security speaking on asset building and financial security at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • A Panel Discussion at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    A Panel Discussion at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Panel Discussion at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

  • Bill Corr's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Bill Corr's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Bill Corr, Under Secretary of Health and Human Services, speaking at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Commissioner Jonathan Mintz and Treasurer José Cisneros Accept the 2012 Assets & Opportunity Award

    Commissioner Jonathan Mintz and Treasurer José Cisneros Accept the 2012 Assets & Opportunity Award

    Commissioner Jonathan Mintz and Treasurer José Cisneros accept the 2012 Assets & Opportunity Award on behalf of the Cities for Financial Empowerment at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Anne Mosle Speaking at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Anne Mosle Speaking at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Anne Mosle, Executive Director of Ascend, the Family Economic Security Program, at the Aspen Institute, speaks about financial security and poverty in America at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Sterling Speirn's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Sterling Speirn's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Sterling Speirn, W. K. Kellogg Foundation President and CEO, speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Martha Kanter Speaking at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Martha Kanter Speaking at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Martha Kanter, Under Secretary of Education, speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • CFED Founder Bob Friedman Speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    CFED Founder Bob Friedman Speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    CFED Founder, Bob Friedman, speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

  • Robin Katcher's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Robin Katcher's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Robin Katcher, Founding Director of Management Assistance Group, speaks about social movements and networks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Lucy Gorham Speaking at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Lucy Gorham Speaking at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Lucy Gorham's remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Jennifer Brooks' Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Jennifer Brooks' Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Jennifer Brooks, Director of State & Local Policy for CFED, speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Jeremie Greer's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Jeremie Greer's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    CFED's Director of Government Affairs, Jeremie Greer, speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • José Quiñonez's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    José Quiñonez's Remarks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    Jose Quinonez, Executive Director of the Mission Asset Fund and chair of the Consumer Advisory Board, speaks at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • A Conversation with Savers: Martha Kanter and Three Savers at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    A Conversation with Savers: Martha Kanter and Three Savers at the 2012 Assets Learning Conference

    A Conversation with Savers during CFED's 2012 Assets Learning Conference between Martha Kanter, Under Secretary of Education, and savers La Terra (Mile High United Way, Denver, CO), who is in her second year of law school, and Tiara (Maya Angelou Charter High School, Washington, DC), who is now a sophomore at Trinity University and the first in her family to go to college. Also speaking is Jennifer, who attends a KIPP DC school and plans to become a math teacher after she goes to college.

  • Municipal Report Release Event Part One - Briefing Video

    Municipal Report Release Event Part One - Briefing Video

    Municipal Report Release Event Part One - Briefing
    CFED and the Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Coalition held a release event for CFED's new groundbreaking report, Building Economic Security in America's Cities: New Municipal Strategies for Asset Building and Financial Empowerment, on January 20th at 9am in Washington, DC.

  • CFED President Andrea Levere Remarks at Municipal Report Release Video

    CFED President Andrea Levere Remarks at Municipal Report Release Video

    CFED President Andrea Levere Remarks at Municipal Report Release Video
    CFED and the Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Coalition held a release event for CFED's new groundbreaking report, Building Economic Security in America's Cities: New Municipal Strategies for Asset Building and Financial Empowerment, on January 20th at 9am in Washington, DC.

  • Municipal Report Release Event Part Two - Panel Disucssion Video

    Municipal Report Release Event Part Two - Panel Disucssion Video

    CFED President Andrea Levere Remarks at Municipal Report Release Video
    CFED and the Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Coalition held a release event for CFED's new groundbreaking report, Building Economic Security in America's Cities: New Municipal Strategies for Asset Building and Financial Empowerment, on January 20th at 9am in Washington, DC.

  • SETI Resource Bank Walkthrough Video

    SETI Resource Bank Walkthrough Video

    Resource Bank Walkthrough Video
    We intend for the strategies shared in the Resource Bank to help other organizations develop tax code-based strategies to support entrepreneurs in their own communities. This is a living resource and we invite comments and suggestions at seti@cfed.org.

  • Entrepreneurship Panel at the Assets Learning Conference

    Entrepreneurship Panel at the Assets Learning Conference

  • Susan Mason's ALC Remarks

    Susan Mason's ALC Remarks

  • Gary Cunningham's ALC Remarks

    Gary Cunningham's ALC Remarks

  • Bob Kottler's ALC Remarks

    Bob Kottler's ALC Remarks

  • Bob Friedman's ALC Closing Remarks

    Bob Friedman's ALC Closing Remarks

  • Michael Sherraden's ALC Remarks

    Michael Sherraden's ALC Remarks

  • CFED's President's Award Presentation to Peter Nares

    CFED's President's Award Presentation to Peter Nares

  • Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit accepting CFED's Assets and Opportunity Award

    Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit accepting CFED's Assets and Opportunity Award

  • Assets and Opportunity Award Presentation

    Assets and Opportunity Award Presentation

  • Thomas Shapiro ALC Remarks

    Thomas Shapiro ALC Remarks

  • Melvin Oliver ALC Remarks

    Melvin Oliver ALC Remarks

  • Andrea Levere's ALC Address Part 3

    Andrea Levere's ALC Address Part 3

  • Andrea Levere's ALC Address Part 2

    Andrea Levere's ALC Address Part 2

  • Andrea Levere ALC Address Part 1

    Andrea Levere'sALC Address Part 1

  • Vote for CFED!

    Vote for CFED!

    CFED is competing in a national online-voting campaign called Giving Made Simple for a $1 million grant from Sam's Club. Watch this short video to see how we would help 100,000 self-employed Americans start their business off right if we won. And then go to www.samsclub.com/giving and vote for CFED!

  • CBS News Highlights IDA Accounts and CFED

    CBS News Highlights IDA Accounts and CFED

    Just under 70 percent of American families own their homes. But it can be awfully tough for many working Americans who live paycheck-to-paycheck to save enough for that all-important down payment.

  • SEED as a National Policy

    SEED as a National Policy

    The primary objective of the SEED Initiative is to set the stage for universal, progressive American policy for asset building among children, youth, and families. This video explores the rationale behind providing an account at birth for every child in America.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 3.4 Next Steps

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 3.4 Next Steps

    Next Steps

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 3.3 Closing Remarks by Andrea Levere

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 3.3 Closing Remarks by Andrea Levere

    Closing Remarks by Andrea Levere

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 3.2 Results of the Design Challenges

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 3.2 Results of the Design Challenges

    Innovators and leaders report out the results of several innovation design challenges that were completed as part of the 2009 Innovation Summit.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 3.1 Innovators-in-Residence Reflect on the Summit

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 3.1 Innovators-in-Residence Reflect on the Summit

    Two of CFED's Innovators-in-Residence reflect on their day at the Innovation Summit, including valuable take-aways, new questions and insights generated.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Announcement by Clayton Homes & Frontier Housing

    2009 Innovation Summit: Announcement by Clayton Homes & Frontier Housing

    Announcement by Clayton Homes & Frontier Housing

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 1.3 Michele Jolin

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 1.3 Michele Jolin

    Michele Jolin, Senior Advisor for Social Innovation at The White House, outlines the Administration's innovation agenda, several exciting opportunities and ways in which individuals and networks of innovators can be engaged.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: 21 Top Innovators

    2009 Innovation Summit: 21 Top Innovators

    Meet the 21 top Innovators selected by CFED. Hear their voices as they describe their motivations, goals, and innovations that increase economic opportunity for all Americans.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.7 Langdon Morris...part 3

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.7 Langdon Morris...part 3

    Langdon Morris, of Innovation Labs, outlines innovation as a systematic process to solve problems with very high levels of creativity and collaboration.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.7 Langdon Morris...part 2

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.7 Langdon Morris...part 2

    Langdon Morris, of Innovation Labs, outlines innovation as a systematic process to solve problems with very high levels of creativity and collaboration.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.6 Langdon Morris

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.6 Langdon Morris

    Langdon Morris, of Innovation Labs, outlines innovation as a systematic process to solve problems with very high levels of creativity and collaboration.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.3 Instant Polling

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.3 Instant Polling

    Ian Rowe polls the audience of innovators on "common goals" the role of youth, and a vision for retaking world leadership in college completion.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.2 Ian Rowe...continued

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.2 Ian Rowe...continued

    Ian Rowe, of the Gates Foundation, makes a case for bold aspirational goals. Specifically: Retaking World Leadership in College Completion

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.1 Ian Rowe

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 2.1 Ian Rowe

    Ian Rowe, of the Gates Foundation, makes a case for bold aspirational goals. Specifically: Retaking World Leadership in College Completion

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 1.2 Geeta Rao Gupta

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 1.2 Geeta Rao Gupta

    Geeta Rao Gupta, president of the International Center for Research on Woman, recounts the benefits of Innovation for her family, and draws lessons for the transformative impact of innovation in the developing world.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 1.1 Andrea Levere

    2009 Innovation Summit: Plenary 1.1 Andrea Levere

    Andrea Levere, President of CFED, opens the Innovation Summit with a call to collaborative action and a warm introduction for Geeta Rao Gupta.

  • 2009 Innovation Summit: Innovators on Stage

    2009 Innovation Summit: Innovators on Stage

    Each of CFED's Top 21 Innovators at the Innovation Summit present their ideas.

  • Innovation Summit 2009

    Innovation Summit 2009

    "Creating the Future of Economic Opportunity", October 29, 2009 Innovation Summit

  • Building Real Communities with Real Assets

    Building Real Communities with Real Assets

  • Breakfast with Accountholders

    Breakfast with Accountholders

  • Living with a Hole in Your Pocket

    Living with a Hole in Your Pocket

  • SEED Families

    SEED Families

    Families in the SEED (Savings for Education, Entrepreneurship and Downpayment) Initiative talk about the importance of the program

  • Saving for the Future

    Saving for the Future

    Savers in the SEED (Savings for Education, Entrepreneurship and Downpayment) Initiative talk about saving for their future.

  • SEED Savers in Puerto Rico

    SEED Savers in Puerto Rico

    Students at an elementary school in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico have been saving for their futures in the Savings for Education, Entrepeneurship and Downpayment (SEED) initiative. For more information visit http://seed.cfed.org.

  • SEED as an Investment

    SEED as an Investment

    Two of the visionaries behind the SEED Initiative -- Bob Friedman, founder of CFED, and Michael Sherraden, founder of the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis, sit down in Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia to discuss why an account at birth is an investment in families, communities, and ultimately the country. SEED is a "GI Bill for the 21st Century but for everybody."

  • SEED Sidewalk Interviews

    SEED Sidewalk Interviews

    Our video crews interviewed people on the streets of Philadelphia and St. Louis to get their take on the idea of endowing every child with a nest egg at birth. Their reactions are captured in this short video clip.

  • What is SEED?

    What is SEED?

    The Saving for Education, Entrepreneurship and Downpayment (SEED) Policy and Practice Initiative seeks to develop, test, document and promote progressive matched savings accounts and financial education for children and youth in low-income families as a cost-effective anti-poverty strategy, product, and policy.

  • The story of the SEED Initiative

    The story of the SEED Initiative

    Like seeds, savings grow. And with them grow confidence, competence, connections, and capital — the elements of development. So — like seeds — what starts small and unprepossessing gradually becomes significant and profound.

  • SEED: Families Saving Together

    SEED: Families Saving Together

    What difference would it make if every child in America grew up knowing that she or he had a nest egg to go to college, buy a home or start a business? This video explores some of the benefits that individuals, families and communities have gained through the SEED program.

  •  SEED: Saving for Education, Entrepreneurship and Downpayment

    SEED: Saving for Education, Entrepreneurship and Downpayment

    SEED: Saving for Education, Entrepreneurship and Downpayment

  • IDA Saver Speaks on Capitol Hill

    IDA Saver Speaks on Capitol Hill

    A graduate of the Individual Development Account program at the Capital Area Asset Builders tells his story at CFED's Assets and Opportunity Scorecard Briefing on Capitol Hill on October 5, 2007

  • SEED Video

    SEED Video

  • CFED's 30th Anniversary Video

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