AFN has shared the following past events.
Sep 14, 2017
The relatively old idea of Universal Basic Income (UBI) has gained renewed attention in response to increasing economic insecurity and inequality in America. It is seen as an opportunity to level the playing field by providing every individual in a community a regular cash payment without means-testing or work requirement. Whether you are a funder interested in learning more about the potential for UBI to alleviate poverty or a practitioner advocating for increased government support to reduce poverty, this session will help you gain a deeper understanding of UBI and its potential to fix economic inequality.
Events in the Field - Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion (AEDI) Webinar on Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs)Aug 29, 2017
AFN's colleague and ally, the Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion (AEDI) is sharing the latest research updates about four Children’s Savings Account (CSA) programs.
Aug 16, 2017
The Arkansas Asset Funders Network invites you to join a conversation to collectively change statistics in Arkansas. Learn how Southern Bancorp is taking action and engage in a discussion to explore what role you can play.
Bay Area: Asset Preservation Strategies: How Fines and Fees strip Wealth from Low-Income CommunitiesJul 19, 2017
Bay Area funders, join us for an in-person viewing of the live webinar Asset Preservation Strategies: How Fines and Fees Strip Wealth from Low-Income Communities, held at The California Wellness Foundation
Webinar: AFN presents Asset Preservation Strategies: How Fines and Fees Strip Wealth from Low-Income CommunitiesJul 19, 2017
Asset Funders Network hosted a presentation with the latest research and strategies that state and local leaders can use to ensure that judicial fines and fees do not contribute to burdensome debt, housing and employment barriers, and an increase in imprisonment and recidivism for low-income communities and people of color.
Jun 22, 2017
North Texas Asset Funders Network and Communities Foundation of Texas hosted renowned sociologist Thomas M. Shapiro, and discussed the ideas and findings in his new book, Toxic Inequality: How America's Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future.
Jun 12, 2017
Asset Funders Network and Center for Financial Security, University of Wisconsin-Madison presented the results of the Financial Coaching Census 2016 and insights for the field.
Jun 06, 2017
On June 6th, 2017, Asset Funders Network and presenters explored the workplace as a platform for the integration of employee financial capability and overall financial well-being, including recent research, examples of success, and the specific role philanthropy can play - -