Building Assets Through the Tax Code: Proposals for Reform

May 21, 2014, 2:00pm EST

Please join grantmakers from across a broad range of philanthropic networks on May 21st from 2:00-3:00 EDT to explore ways to expand the financial security of low- and moderate-income families through reform of the U.S. tax code. The call will feature presentations from stakeholders deeply engaged in advancing a range of tax policy solutions, with a particular focus on the policy agenda emerging from the Tax Policy Advisory Group of the Asset Funders Network/Tax Policy Project.

Moderator:

Heather McCulloch, Manager/AFN Tax Policy Project

Speakers:

Kilolo Kijakazi, The Ford Foundation, Co-Chair/AFN Tax Policy Project
Chye-Ching Huang, Tax Policy Analyst/Federal Fiscal Policy Team, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Justin King, Policy Director/Asset Building Program, New America Foundation

Sponsors:

Asset Funders Network with co-sponsors: EITC Funders Network; Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities; Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees; Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce; Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families; Neighborhood Funders Group; Philanthropy New York; and Workforce Matters