On November 30, 2022, Asset Funders Network celebrated 10 years of learning, sharing, and investing in North Texas.

Attendees were welcomed with a series of engaging discussions reflecting on the evolutions and innovations of the past 10 years and explored how we can effectively support and advance equitable wealth building going forward. Presentations included a legislative briefing and announcement of a new collaborative grantmaking opportunity, Equity in Asset Building Relay Grant.

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm: Registration and Networking
1:15 pm – 5:00 pm:

Welcome – Alfreda Norman, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Fireside Chat – 

Wende Burton, Communities Foundation of Texas
Annika Little, Asset Funders Network
Alfreda Norman, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Michelle R. Thomas, JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Leaning Into Learning – 

Anna Crockett, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Chris Connelly, KERA News
Andrea Glispie, Charles Schwab & Co.
Dena Jackson, Texas Women’s Foundation

Local and State Policy and the Impact on Equitable Wealth Building – 

Ann Baddour, Texas Appleseed
Courtney Collins, KERA
Chris Cobler, Fort Worth Report
Matthew Watkins, Texas Tribune

Learning in Action – 

Kathryn Arnold, Family Pathfinders
Leah King, United Way of Tarrant County
Greg Mangum, United Way of Metro Dallas
Ashley McIver, Communities Foundation Texas
Susan Smithson, WiNGS

Aligning Words & Action –  Joe Antolín, Asset Funders Network

Addressing The Racial Funding Gap – Equity in Asset Building Relay Grants
Amanda Arizola, Asset Funders Network and Valerie Holloway Skinner, Holloway Family Foundation

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Reception

Read the Speaker Bios

Learn more about the North Texas chapter of AFN.