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Financial Capability and Asset Building: Achievements, Challenges, and Next Steps

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Virtual Conference
 

The Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis and the Financial Social Work Initiative at the University of Maryland School of Social Work are hosting the Financial Capability and Asset Building: Achievements, Challenges and Next Steps (2020–2025) convening. The primary sponsor of the convening is the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), which supports the advancement of research and education in financial capability. This event is cosponsored by the Woodside Foundation and the Grand Challenges for Social Work. Register on our web page.

This two-part virtual convening will bring together scholars and educators to examine contributions in research, education, and practice; discuss challenges, and map out an FCAB agenda for the next five years. It aims to advance FCAB in research, education, practice and strengthen networks among FCAB scholars, educators, professional associations, and funders. 

Part II: Theory, Evidence, Education, and Practice in FCAB
Thursday, February 25, 2021, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (central time zone)

Agenda 

Opening/Introduction
Judy Postmus, Dean and Professor, University of Maryland School of Social Work

Opening Plenary
Mae Watson Grote, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Change Machine
Discussants: Margaret Libby, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Inclusiv, Cathie Mahon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Inclusiv, and Christy Finsel, Executive Director, Oklahoma Native Asset Coalition (ONAC)

Break
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Concurrent Research Panels
FCAB: Role of social work and social workers
FCAB program evaluation/FCAB interventions
Family Finances

Break
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Directions in International FCAB
FCAB Africa – David Ansong, Associate Professor and Wallace Kuralt Early Career Distinguished Scholar, UNC-Chapel School of Social Work
FCAB China – Jin Huang, Professor, Saint Louis University
Moderator: David Rothwell, Associate Professor, Oregon State University

Break
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Dean’s Panel: FCAB in Social Work Education: Addressing Inequality in Era of COVID-19
Jenny Jones, Dean, School of Social Work, Clark Atlanta University
Mary McKay, Dean, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
Martell Teasley, Dean, School of Social Work, University of Utah
Moderator: Darla Spence Coffey, Executive Director, Council on Social Work Education

Break
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Funder’s Panel: Resources for Applied FCAB Research
Sarah Bainton Kahn, VP for Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy, JP Morgan Chase
Padmini Parthasarathy, Senior Program Officer, Walter and Elise Haas Foundation
Jill Jones, Managing Director of Research, NEFE
Moderator: Meg Woodside, Trustee, The Woodside Foundation

Wrap-up