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FW: Tomorrow - New Webinar: Inclusive Community Development: A Discussion with Bank Regulators Robin Troutman 17 Sep 2019 18:18 UTC

FW: Tomorrow - New Webinar: Inclusive Community Development: A Discussion with Bank Regulators Robin Troutman 17 Sep 2019 18:18 UTC
We're looking forward to having a discussion with Bank Regulators on Wednesday, September 18th, in a new webinar for the Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development (CDICD).

Please join us! The link to register is below.

Join us on September 18 from 3-4:30 PM.
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Inclusive Community Development:
A Discussion with Bank Regulators

Join us on September 18!
3:00-4:30 PM ET

For over 40 years, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) has been a critically important tool to promote the revitalization of low- and moderate-income neighborhoods and improve economic opportunities for individuals in those communities. Current law requires the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to assess bank performance regarding lending, investment and services in the communities in which they have a physical footprint.

This webinar offers a conversation with two of the three bank regulators to help us learn more about how financial institutions are assessed regarding CRA performance, what activities are eligible for CRA consideration and discuss current efforts to make CRA work better for targeted neighborhoods and populations, as well as regulated financial institutions.

When CRA was first enacted, there was no civil rights law, known as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), to promote equal opportunity and protection against discrimination for people with disabilities. In 2019, working-age adults with disabilities are participating in the workforce and contributing to the economy in record numbers. As the world of banking and financial services has changed, there is a large conversation now occurring about how to modernize CRA. This webinar will discuss how bank regulators can direct attention to the investment, lending and service needs of low- and moderate-income people with disabilities.

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Panelists

  *   Jessica Farr, Manager of Examinations, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  *   Paul Ginger, Community Affairs Officer, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  *   Janet Hamer, Co-Chair of the Workgroup for the Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development
  *   Tom Stokes, Co-Chair of the Workgroup for the Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development

Moderators

  *   Michael Morris, Executive Director, NDI
  *   Mark Richert, Director of the Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development

This is the third in a five-part webinar series to increase attention on inclusive community development to build a new level of relationships between the disability and financial communities.

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