Presented by Dory Rand at the 2016 National Community Reinvestment Coalition conference in Washington, DC.
Woodstock was pleased to lead a large and diverse delegation of NCRC members and nonprofit leaders from Illinois on Capitol Hill visits with our Illinois elected officials as part of NCRC’s largest and most successful 25th anniversary conference. We met with legislative aides from the offices of Senators Durbin and Kirk as well as Representative Jan Schakowsky and staff from the offices of Representatives Quigley, Hultgren, Dold, Bustos, Kelly, and Gutierrez.
One of the components of Sen. Shelby’s proposal changes the definition of a systemically important bank from a bank with $50 billion in assets to a bank with $500 billion in assets. A systemically important bank is a financial institution whose failure could create an economic crisis.
At our Community Investment Awards & Film Screening event on May 9, we will be showing “Fleeced: Speaking Out Against Senior Financial Abuse,” a short film produced by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) and WFYI. The film tells the stories of older Americans and their families whose lives were upended by financial abuse and what they have done to fight back.
We are gearing up for the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s (NCRC) annual conference entitled “A Just Economy: Ideas, Action, Impact.” The conference will feature an exciting slate of workshops and plenaries on community organizing and advocacy, housing, access to capital and credit, workforce and community development, fair lending, and business development.
Join NCRC and leaders from business, government, community non-profits, media and academia March 12-15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. for cutting edge dialogue and hands-on trainings, workshops, plenaries, and topical sessions on issues affecting America’s communities.
This year’s conference will be held at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., from March 12-14 and will include a wide array of keynote speakers and workshops focused on business and economic development, fair lending, homeownership, wealth and asset building, and consumer protections and responsible banking. Take a look at the preliminary workshop list for 2014.
The report, which was commissioned by the Appalachian Regional Commission, and authored by NCRC and Woodstock Institute, details trends in the availability of capital and credit to small businesses in the Appalachian Region.