Summer Stakeholder Convening Debrief & News from the Field

Summer Stakeholder Convening Debrief & News from the Field Earlier this month AC CAN hosted our summer Stakeholder Convening in collaboration with the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment (SF OFE). Prevailing Challenges to Financial Success in the Bay Area focused on two key topic areas in the income and asset development field that our [...]

By | 2017-08-31T01:39:38+00:00 August 31st, 2017|From the field, News|0 Comments

August 2017 Stakeholder Convening Debrief and Resource Materials

Earlier this month AC CAN hosted our summer Stakeholder Convening in collaboration with the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment (SF OFE). Prevailing Challenges to Financial Success in the Bay Area focused on two key topic areas in the income and asset development field that our members selected: Issues While Working in the Gig Economy [...]

By | 2017-08-31T00:38:49+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Convenings|0 Comments

Prevailing Challenges to Financial Success in the Bay Area

AC CAN Stakeholder Convening this August You are invited to join us for the summer Stakeholder Convening & Networking Lunch! AC CAN and the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment are partnering to bring you our upcoming Stakeholder Convening, Prevailing Challenges to Financial Success in the Bay Area. We are asking you which of the topical [...]

By | 2017-08-30T04:27:32+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Convenings, From the field|0 Comments

Building Peace of Mind Dollar for Dollar 

June 20, 2017 marked the launch of San Francisco-based EARN’s new asset-building tool SaverLife. SaverLife San Francisco is a transformative community movement designed to increase financial stability and emergency savings in the Bay Area, sponsored by EARN and Treasurer José Cisneros and the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment. AC CAN attended the [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:26+00:00 July 1st, 2017|From the field, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Personal Stories, Not Facts, Make Change

This advocacy mantra refers to the human nature of decision makers who are often more swayed by a moving story, convincingly told, than a wealth of statistics.  Politicians and other decision makers need access to accurate data which is skillfully interpreted.  But politicians also need to hear stories from the people who are directly impacted [...]

By | 2017-06-09T05:18:29+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Convenings, News|0 Comments

Building Financial Security to Develop Healthy Families: A partnership between First 5 Alameda County and AC CAN

Low-income families in our region are struggling more than ever to balance family budgets, which are stressed by rising housing costs on top of the already high cost of Bay Area living.  Families’ financial worries show up as stress, and extended periods of stress can take their toll on physical, mental, and emotional health. School [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:27+00:00 March 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AC CAN Went to Sacramento

Last week AC CAN presented at the California Asset Building Coalition Symposium in Sacramento.  We were on a panel called Making it Work-Integrating Financial Capability in Workforce Programs, moderated by Lisa Forti from First 5 Alameda County. We shared the work that AC CAN has done to bring together youth workforce programs and financial capability [...]

By | 2016-12-17T05:40:06+00:00 December 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Meet MyPath

AC CAN Welcomes New Member MyPath There are 20 million young people ages 16 – 24 working in the U.S., earning their first paychecks, often through youth employment programs. Many of these youth and young adults are growing up in financial deserts — communities without ready access to safe, quality financial tools and information.   As [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:27+00:00 December 10th, 2016|From the field|0 Comments
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