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

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

The Results are In: Analysis of Financial Education in Youth Workforce Programs, an AC CAN Quarterly Stakeholder Convening

Please join us on October 12, 2016 for the next Alameda County Community Asset Network (AC CAN) Stakeholder Convening. This summer AC CAN surveyed youth workforce providers to find out if they are teaching financial education to their participants, what financial topics they value, if they introduce youth to financial accounts, and the barriers they face doing [...]

By | 2016-09-17T01:02:44+00:00 September 17th, 2016|Convenings, News|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

We Need Your Help to Keep Your Community in their Homes

Please join us on July 20, 2016 for the next Alameda County Community Asset Network (AC CAN) Stakeholder Convening. We will dive into a discussion regarding affordable housing in Alameda County, including causes of our current affordability crisis, available resources for residents facing displacement, and a review of related policy measures and advocacy efforts. Your input [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:29+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Convenings, News|0 Comments

Working Youth Deserve Access to Financial Products and Financial Capability Programs

ACCAN Stakeholder Convening – Integrating Youth Financial Capability and Financial Services into Youth Employment Programs This summer, the City of Oakland stands to lose over half a million dollars in government funding.  The Alameda County Community Asset Network (ACCAN) Stakeholder Convening on March 24th began with this startling information. Trish Johnson, the Executive Director of [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:29+00:00 April 26th, 2016|Convenings, News|0 Comments

September 8 Stakeholder Convening Materials- Earned Income Tax Credits

On September 8th we held our latest stakeholder convening at the California Endowment. Below you will find the biographies for our speakers as well as our meeting notes and the slide decks used on the day. Topic: California’s New Earned Income Tax Credit & Emerging Tax Reforms: Boosting Income for Working Families Meeting notes download here.  [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:29+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Convenings|0 Comments
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