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People, Money & the Future: Sparking Prosperity for Everyone Part I

  • Robert Friedman, Prosperity Now,
  • Trina Shanks, University of Michigan School of Social Work,
  • William Elliott, University of Michigan School of Social Work
  • Date:Tuesday, April 30
  • Time:8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Learning Level:Intermediate
  • Target Audience:Single Family Developers, Homeless Service Providers, Nonprofit Organizations, Local Government Officials or Staff

The majority of Americans do not have a few thousand dollars to weather an unexpected illness, job loss, or accident. Most Americans, including 80% of people of color, are locked out of the mainstream economy. Without a nest egg most cannot invest in and save for their future.

In this two-part session, longtime leaders will discuss how we can—and we should—do better.