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African American Briefing for Financial Professionals

Part II of the 7th Annual AABFP, June 3 -4, 2018, Washington DC

 

Be Engaged, Be Informed and Be Ready

To Advocate for Change

 

 

This year’s line-up experts features speakers from American Bankers Association, Office of the Comptroller, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and many more. The following members of Congress have been invited to participate: Karen Bass, Mark Warner, Maxine Waters, Tim Scott, and Mia Love.

 

Sunday, June 3, 2018

6:00 pm – 8:00 am Networking Dinner at The Carolina Kitchen, 950 15th Street, NW, Washington DC, 20005

 

Monday, June 4, 2018

All briefings will take place at Room 2103 of the Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave, SW, Washington DC 20515.

2018 and Beyond Economic Update” with Brittany Kleinpaste, Vice-President Economic Policy & Research American Bankers Association

 

Diversity Management: Trends and Practices in the Financial Services Industry and Agencies After the Recent Financial Crisis”, Daniel Garcia-Diaz, Director, Financial Markets & Community Investment, U.S. Government Accountability Office

 

Breaking Through the Procurement Glass Ceiling”, Evette Banfield, Vice-President of Economic Development Policy and Wealth Building Strategies.

 

Banking Reform Luncheon: “The New Economy and Regulatory Reform in the Financial Services Industry”, Donna M. Chambers, Senior Special Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission; Arthur Lindo, Senior Associate Director for Policy in the Federal Reserve Board’s Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation; and Andrea Shearin, CRA and Fair Lending Policy Specialist, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

 

Economic Empowerment Through Legislation”, Shay Hawkins, Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth and Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC).

 

Cyber/Data Privacy”, Velvet Johnson, Senior Counsel, Privacy & Cybersecurity, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP and Hope E. Goins, Esq., Staff Director and General Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security under the Ranking Member Bennie G. Tompson.

 

Congressional Black Caucus Update”, Fabrice Coles, Executive Director, Congressional Black Caucus

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The African American Briefing for Financial Professionals (AABFP) is an opportunity for leaders of Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) to learn from lawmakers, regulators and government leaders on what strategies they are creating to create jobs, grow businesses and revitalize communities.  It is also an opportunity for leaders to learn how they can be a resource to overcome the challenges facing the financial services industry.

African American Briefing for Financial Professionals 2018

 


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BEAM  –  Financial Fitness

Improving the financial condition of our ethnically and culturally diverse communities through financial literacy/education programs, home ownership, entrepreneurship, advanced wealth building workshops and local economic development initiatives

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“Know the past, shape the future” Gail Snowden Urban Financial Services Coalition’s First Female President “DEDICATED, FEARLESS, LEADER, SMART, TRAILBLAZER” When you look at how Gail Snowden grew up, you might not be surprised at all that she chose to dedicate her life to helping inner-city youths get the education they need for a chance... read more

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Volume 24, Number 22 Reginald J. Smith, Community Development Manager – Bank of Kansas City Economic Highlights for Week Ending June 29, 2018   MONDAY, June 25th New home sales rose 6.7% in May to an annualized pace of 689k following a decline of 3.7% in April and an annual rate of 646k.  With the... read more

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Week In Review – June 22, 2018

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Volume 24, Number 21 Reginald J. Smith, Community Development Manager – Bank of Kansas City Economic Highlights for Week Ending June 22, 2018   MONDAY, June 18th What’s next for housing?  According to the NAHB housing market index, homebuilder optimism cooled a bit in June however remains near its highest levels in nearly a decade. ... read more

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Week In Review – June 15, 2018

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Volume 24, Number 20 Reginald J. Smith, Community Development Manager – Bank of Kansas City Economic Highlights for Week Ending June 15, 2018   MONDAY, June 11th The National Federation of Independent Business small business optimism index rose from 104.8 in April to 107.8 in May, putting it at a record high for the series... read more

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African American Briefing for Financial Professionals Part II of the 7th Annual AABFP, June 3 -4, 2018, Washington DC   Be Engaged, Be Informed and Be Ready To Advocate for Change   This year’s line-up experts features speakers from American Bankers Association, Office of the Comptroller, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and many more. The... read more

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