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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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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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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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Volunteers Needed! Basketball Financial Literacy Program May 26 – 27, 2018   Volunteers are needed to assist Urban Financial Services Coalition and Operation HOPE provide financial education to elite basketball players participating in the Capitol City Hoops Basketball Tournament on May 26 – 27, 2018, Pip Moyer Recreation Center at Truxton, Park, 273 Hilltop Lane,... read more

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Part II of the 7th Annual African American Briefing

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Urban Financial Services Coalition invites you to Part II of the 7th Annual African American Briefing for Financial Professionals, June 3 -4, 2018, Washington DC. The briefing kicks off with a networking dinner at the Carolina’s Kitchen on Sunday, June 3, 2018, 6:00 pm. The soul food dinner will give attendees the opportunity to meet... read more

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Week In Review – May 4, 2018

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Volume 24, Number 17 Reginald J. Smith, Community Development Manager – Bank of Kansas City Economic Highlights for Week Ending May 4, 2018   MONDAY, April 30th The pending home sales index crept 0.4% higher in March to a level of 107.6.  The gain followed a slight downward revision in the previous month and leaves... read more

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Week In Review – April 27, 2018

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Volume 24, Number 16 Reginald J. Smith, Community Development Manager – Bank of Kansas City Economic Highlights for Week Ending April 27, 2018   MONDAY, April 23rd Existing home sales rose for the second consecutive month in March, gaining 1.1% to annual pace of 5.60 million following an increase of 3.0% in February to an... read more

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Week In Review – April 20, 2018

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Volume 24, Number 15 Reginald J. Smith, Community Development Manager – Bank of Kansas City Economic Highlights for Week Ending April 20, 2018   MONDAY, April 16th Retail sales rebounded in March but the overall spending trend remains modest. Sales rose 0.6% last month, led by a 2.0% jump in sales at auto dealerships. Excluding... read more

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