The Credit Builders Alliance is scheduled to hold its third annual Credit Building Symposium July 13 and 14 at the Loews Hotel, 1177 Fifteenth Street, NW. The symposium will explore the linkage between credit building and the broader issues of income inequality, poverty reduction, and asset building. Hundreds of nonprofit organizations involved in credit building and corporate and government entities whose practices include credit reporting, credit scoring and/or credit granting are expected to attend. Keynote speakers for the event will include:

  • Gabriela Sandoval, Director of Research and Chief Economic Security Officer, TURN, presenting on Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
  • Joyce Klein, Director FIELD, The Aspen Institute, presenting on Narrowing the Racial Wealth Gap through Business Ownership  
  • Ankush Tewari, Senior Director of Market Planning, LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, presenting on Insights on Millennials & Credit  
  • Special Guest- Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN)

All panel sessions will have the theme of “Closing the Racial Wealth Gap.” Tickets cost $50 for both CBA members and non-members for the July 13 Pre-Symposium; $150 for CBA members and $185 for non-CBA members for the July 14 Symposium. For more information, visit creditbuildersalliance.org/whats-new/events/2016-cba-credit-building-symposium.