Date: September 24-26, 2014 Location:New Orleans, Louisiana
The Southern Regional Asset Building Coalition Project (SRABC) and partners from across the Gulf Coast States will hold the 7th annual Southern Regional Asset Building Coalition conference September 24-26, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference, titled Closing the Racial Wealth Gap: Innovative Solutions for Change, will take place at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel in the French Quarter.
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-profits, state governments, 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.