Date: October 16-18, 2013
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
The Southern Regional Asset Building Coalition Project (SRABC) and partners from across the Gulf Coast States will hold the 6th annual Southern Regional Asset Building Coalition conference. The conference, titled Building a Lifetime of Economic Security: Mobilizing for Change, will take place October 16-18, 2013, at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida.
The purpose of the SRABC conference is to engage a diverse group of community and faith-based organizational leadership, financial institutions, federal and state government, the private sector, policy advocates, researchers, and other key stakeholders to discuss existing challenges for economic growth for the Gulf Coast States, with special emphasis in defining policies and programs that support low-income families and communities. The conference will focus on providing insight into the SRABC policy agenda for partners and coalition members. Conference participants will assist each other in considering ways to respond to and effectively address the current economic environment through collective action. Non-profit, state government, public and private organizations, and financial institutions will have opportunities to collaborate and consider innovative ways to assist low- to moderate-income families build wealth.
Presentations at the Conference:
Jim Carr: State of Housing in Black America
Dorian Warren: Inequality, Economic Crisis & the Future of American Democracy
Krista Comer et al.: Overcoming Barriers to Economic Security
Rashad Robinson: ColorofChange – Alec on the Run