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2019 Assets Matter Symposium

October 8, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Realizing the Dream: Centering Race & Economic Security for All in California


Speaker Bios and Panel Descriptions 


Kick-Off Networking Reception Monday, October 7th, 5-7 pm

Hosted By JP Morgan Chase
Convene LA, 333 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Light Refreshments will be served

Day of Symposium Agenda, Tuesday, October 8th

9:15 Keynote Speaker, Lisa Hasegawa, Regional Vice President, Western Region, NeighborWorks
10:30 SESSION 1
The Student Borrower Bill of Rights: Expanding Education Equity via Consumer Protection Policies
Boosting Short-Term Financial Stability: A Perspective from the Field
Times Up for Gender Wealth Inequity: Centering Women in Conversations about Economic Security
Empowerment Economics: A Culturally Relevant Asset Building Approach in Communities of Color
12:00 LUNCH – Remarks from Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian
1:15 SESSION 2
Leveraging Entrepreneurship Programs to Empower Latino Communities
The Missing $368 Million: Why California’s Child Support Payments Don’t Go Where They’re Needed Most
Credit Building for Young Adults
CalSavers -Advancing Economic Equity for Californians into Retirement
2:30 BREAK
3:00 SESSION 3
Building Economic Security for Low-Income Families Through the Tax Code: Recent Progress and Proposals for State and Federal EITCs and Child Tax Credits
Building a Fair and Inclusive Economy through Advocacy and Organizing
How to Build Effective and Culturally Relevant Financial Coaching Programs
4:30 CLOSING A conversation with Hilda Solis, First District of Los Angeles County Supervisor


Thank you to our Sponsors






October 8, 2019
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Convene LA
333 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, California 90071
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