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Financial Capability and Asset Building: Achievements, Challenges, and Next Steps

Date: Part II – February 25, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (central)                                                                            View presentations from Part I (held September 24, 2020)
Location: Virtual Conference

The Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis and the Financial Social Work Initiative at the University of Maryland School of Social Work are hosting the Financial Capability and Asset Building: Achievements, Challenges and Next Steps (2020–2025) convening. The primary sponsor of the convening is the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), which supports the advancement of research and education in financial capability. This event is cosponsored by the Woodside Foundation and the Grand Challenges for Social Work.

This two-part virtual convening will bring together scholars and educators to examine contributions in research, education, and practice; discuss challenges, and map out an FCAB agenda for the next five years. It aims to advance FCAB in research, education, practice and strengthen networks among FCAB scholars, educators, professional associations, and funders.

Part II:
Theory, Evidence, Education,
and Practice in FCAB

Thursday, February 25, 2021


Part II: Theory, Evidence, Education, and Practice in FCAB

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (central time zone)

Agenda

Opening/Introduction

  • Judy Postmus, Dean and Professor, University of Maryland School of Social Work

Opening Plenary: The Future of Financial Security: Tech, Equity, and the Role of Nonprofits

  • Mae Watson Grote, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Change Machine
  • Discussants: Margaret Libby, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Inclusiv, Cathie Mahon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Inclusiv, and Christy Finsel, Executive Director, Oklahoma Native Asset Coalition (ONAC)

Break

  • View research posters on YouTube

    Concurrent Research Panels

    • FCAB: Role of social work and social workers
    • FCAB program evaluation/FCAB interventions
    • Family Finances

    Break

    • View research posters on YouTube

    Directions in International FCAB

    • FCAB Africa – David Ansong, Associate Professor and Wallace Kuralt Early Career Distinguished Scholar, UNC-Chapel School of Social Work
    • FCAB China – Jin Huang, Professor, Saint Louis University
    • Moderator: David Rothwell, Associate Professor, Oregon State University

    Break

    • View research posters on YouTube

    Dean’s Panel: FCAB in Social Work Education: Addressing Inequality in Era of COVID-19

    • Jenny Jones, Dean, School of Social Work, Clark Atlanta University
    • Mary McKay, Dean, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
    • Martell Teasley, Dean, School of Social Work, University of Utah
    • Moderator: Darla Spence Coffey, Executive Director, Council on Social Work Education

    Break

    • View research posters on YouTube

    Funder’s Panel: Resources for Applied FCAB Research

    • Sarah Bainton Kahn, VP for Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy, JP Morgan Chase
    • Padmini Parthasarathy, Senior Program Officer, Haas Foundation
    • Jill Jones, Managing Director of Research, NEFE
    • Moderator: Meg Woodside, Trustee, The Woodside Foundation

      Wrap-up