2014 Assets Learning Conference

Plenary 3: Public Sector Leaders in Asset Building

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
8:30-10 AM

Room: Marquis Ballroom

Government officials across the country play a significant role in shaping how far our country goes to help economically vulnerable families build better futures for themselves. In recent years, these officials have truly pushed the boundaries, championing innovative solutions to the persistent challenges facing communities throughout the US. During this plenary, you will hear directly from some of these leaders, who will speak to their perspectives on the challenges and successes of public sector involvement in wealth-building strategies for vulnerable Americans. These leaders will also lay forth their vision for the role of the public sector in championing asset-based approaches to promoting financial capability and security. Also in this plenary, CFED President Andrea Levere will introduce a special recorded message from Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Ray Boshara of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will make remarks about the assets field.

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Ray Boshara's Remarks

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