Income volatility undermines every investment in education, public health, and economic development, chipping away at what would otherwise be positive returns.
Grantmakers, nonprofit service providers, employers and policy makers were invited to join Asset Funders Network for a webinar on November 29, 2017 as we focused on this issue and launched a new funder brief on income volatility and the changing nature of work. In this webinar, we discussed how income volatility challenges working Americans and we explored emerging strategies to address income volatility and economic insecurity through workplace advancements.
Speakers included Ida Rademacher, Aspen Institute; Don E. Baylor, Jr.; The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kimberly Ostrowski, Prudential Foundation; and moderated by Leah Mayor, Asset Funders Network.
AFN MEMBER OPPORTUNITY: Workplace Financial Wellness Working Group
FUNDERS, In 2018 AFN will launch a Workplace and Wealth working group. AFN Members are invited to join the working group with other funder collaborators who are interested in supporting the strategic and evidence-based growth of the field of Workplace Financial Wellness. Contact Leah Mayor to learn more, firstname.lastname@example.org
PARTNER WEBINAR: When is “More” Not “Extra”? Effective Strategies for Financial Security Integration in Workforce Programs
December 12th, 1:00pm ET
Join The Financial Clinic and the Workforce Benchmarking Network of Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) on December 12th at 1pm EST to discover a new approach for impactfully integrating services to help workforce programs achieve greater financial security for their participants. Moderated by AFN’s Leah Mayor, this briefing highlights key integration strategies about how to address these financial insecurities to support better workforce outcomes, and we will offer tools for programs to address financial insecurities that participants are already facing. At the end of the briefing, The Financial Clinic will release a brand new white paper that offers guidance and best practices, and even give you a glimpse into the future of their work on a national level, which includes unveiling a brand new RFP for workforce partners.