Soy Bilingüe Festival
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Soy Bilingüe Festival

The components of this event are designed to raise awareness on the benefits of speaking more than one language, to celebrate being bilingual, and to address NEW Academy’s commitment to prepare students with the global skills they need for success in the 21st century global economy. 

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Building Assets Conference: The Future without Poverty Includes Building Assets Today
Apr
2
5:00 PM17:00

Building Assets Conference: The Future without Poverty Includes Building Assets Today

Conference attendees will be hearing from practitioners and experts who are tackling the opportunities, barriers, and innovations in the asset building field. As you know, understanding the intersections of wealth presents several opportunities for funders and service providers to invest in cross-sector programs and partnerships that advance equitable development in low to moderate income communities.

Keynote Speaker:

Thomas Shapiro, Professor of Law and Social Policy at Brandeis University and Author of must read book, Toxic Inequality: How America's Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future.



See here for the full conference agenda. 

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LISC & MercyCorps Lunch & Learn
Mar
28
5:00 PM17:00

LISC & MercyCorps Lunch & Learn

LA LISC has invited MercyCorps to speak about their Community Investment Trust (CIT) program on April 3, 2018. CIT addresses the intractable household financial challenges of asset poverty, personal financial inaction and the inaccessibility of financial products, and the long-standing community economic development challenges of financial inclusion, equitable development and inclusive growth. 

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