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AC CAN Member News Financial Capability and Inclusion: Leveraging Strategies and Tools to Empower Youth Two AC CAN members, MyPath and EARN, will speak in a new Exploring Innovation in Community Development webinar series hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, “Financial Capability and Inclusion.” They will explore innovative strategies that organizations are [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:28+00:00 August 31st, 2016|From the field|0 Comments

What’s the Word from AC CAN – CFPB Director Cordray Listens to Oakland Residents

CFPB Director Cordray Listens to Oakland Residents AC CAN was happy to attend a Town Hall Meeting where Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), came to Oakland to listen to residents of Oakland and the Bay Area share stories of stories of struggling with predatory financial services.  The event was organized by Housing [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:28+00:00 August 31st, 2016|From the field|0 Comments

What’s the Word from AC CAN – Resources from Affordable Housing Convening

Call-To-Action: Exploring Solutions for Affordable Housing in Alameda County, an AC CAN Quarterly Stakeholder Convening As the housing crisis intensifies in the Bay Area, financial coaches, social workers, and other income and asset building service providers have found the focus of their work changing.  Clients are more than just housing ‘cost-burdened,’ (spending more than 30 [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:29+00:00 August 12th, 2016|From the field|0 Comments

What’s the Word from AC CAN – Why Financial Education Should Get Political

Why Financial Education Should Get Political Article originally published in Shelterforce Magazine Financial curricula for low-income households often focus on personal choices about budgeting and saving—but if they don’t also address systemic problems, exploitation, and discrimination, they aren’t speaking to their audience’s reality. By Rosalyn Epstein Read the entire article on AC CAN's blog.   AC CAN Member, EBALDC, [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:29+00:00 August 11th, 2016|From the field|0 Comments

Call-To-Action: Exploring Solutions for Affordable Housing in Alameda County, an AC CAN Quarterly Stakeholder Convening

As the housing crisis intensifies in the Bay Area, financial coaches, social workers, and other income and asset building service providers have found the focus of their work changing.  Clients are more than just housing ‘cost-burdened,’ (spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing), they are often spending more than 50 or 60 [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:29+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Convenings, News|0 Comments