New Webinar: Partnership Strategies to Expand Impact

webinar-icon blue dotThere are an estimated 9 million unbanked and 24 million underbanked households in the US today. Community outreach through partnerships between nonprofit organizations and credit unions is essential to building financial capability in underserved markets.Join the Federation and the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) to learn the ingredients of successful collaborations between nonprofit organizations and credit unions from our partners in the Financial Capability Partnership Initiative, funded by the Kresge Foundation.
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Partnership Strategies to Expand Impact Webinar
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET
Guest speakers Khari Matthew Humphries of Community Builders, Paul Woodruff with Prosperity Connection and St. Louis Community Credit Union, and MyPath’s Shirley Yee join Ann Solomon, Strategic Initiatives Manager at the Federation, and Tanya Ladha, Senior Manager at CFSI, in this webinar on effective community outreach.Khari Matthew Humphries serves as Director of Community Life for the Community Builders, Inc. at Oakwood Shores, located in Chicago’s Bronzeville community. At the Community Builders, he leads the planning and execution of programs that assist more than 2,000 residents of mixed-income housing in the areas of financial stability, asset development, youth development, education, workforce development, and community engagement.Paul Woodruff serves as the Vice President of Community Development for St. Louis Community Credit Union (SLCCU) and Executive Director of SLCCU’s affiliate non-profit, Prosperity Connection. In these capacities, he is charged with overseeing and guiding the strategic direction for numerous community outreach initiatives supported by both organizations. Paul began his career at SLCCU in 2009 as a teller and has subsequently worked as a business development specialist and manager of community development.Shirley Yee serves as the Director of Programs at MyPath, a national nonprofit headquartered in San Francisco, focused on paving economic pathways for low-income youth, As its Director of Programs, Shirley oversees its two internal youth leadership programs, MyPath Innovators and MyPath Advocates, ensuring that youth voices shape the design of all programs and policy efforts, as well as MyPath’s newest pilot program, MyPath Credit, the only youth credit-building program in the country.

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 San Francisco Partners:
Year Up, MyPath, and Self-Help Federal Credit Union are integrating financial coaching programs and credit union savings accounts and credit builder loans with award-winning workforce development programs for low-income youth ages 18-24.
St. Louis Partners:
Kingdom House, Prosperity Connection, and St. Louis Community Credit Union are incorporating financial education and one-on-one counseling into settlement house social services, focusing on debt reduction, asset building, and access to affordable credit.
Chicago Partners:

The Community Builders and South Side Community Federal Credit Union are engaging and supporting income-earning residents of a Hope VI mixed income housing development with direct financial coaching and access to responsible financial products.

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