Speakers announced for “Beyond Foreclosures”

Woodstock Institute is excited to announce the schedule of presenters for "Beyond Foreclosures: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Wealth Gap and Economic Opportunity." The forum will explore how the economic and foreclosure crisis has changed the landscape of access to financial services, and in particular, how it has affected credit scores and bankruptcy rates in communities of color.

Click on the names below to learn more about each panelist.

Keynote Address

Kilolo Kijakazi

Program Officer, Financial Assets and Economic Security

Ford Foundation



Nancy Brown

Senior Director, Family Economic Success

Bethel New Life


Vikki Frank

Founding Director

Credit Builders Alliance


Chris Giangreco

Policy Coordinator

Illinois Asset Building Group/Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights


Angelisa Harris

Senior Community Affairs Specialist

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation


Robert Lawless

Professor of Law

University of Illinois


James P. Maloney

President, Chairman of the Board

Mitchell Bank


Joshua Sledge

Innovation Analyst

Center for Financial Services Innovation