While the country is on a path back to recovery from the health and economic impacts of COVID-19, many questions remain about how to tackle the twin issues of poverty and inequality – issues that have persisted for decades, but have been magnified in the wake of the pandemic and a heightened national call for social justice.
Join us as we discuss current federal programs and new proposed initiatives that are critical to addressing the health and economic well-being of low income families and communities.
A discussion between Robert Rubin and Brian Deese on the White House’s economic policy agenda, including the proposed American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan, and what is ahead for affordable housing, small businesses and infrastructure.
- Robert Rubin, Chair, LISC Board of Directors, and former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury
- Brian Deese, Director, White House National Economic Council
A virtual interactive panel featuring on the ground practitioners discussing what fuels community development policies and practices, including the role of the federal government, the importance of public-private partnerships, and what resources local organizations need in order to better serve their communities.
- Lisa Glover, President & CEO, LISC (moderator)
- Ellis Carr, President and CEO, Capital Impact Partners
- Donna Duvin, Executive Director, International Rescue Committee of San Diego
- Rose Garcia, Executive Director, Tierra Del Sol Housing Corporation
- Matt Josephs, Senior Vice President for Policy, LISC
- Bill McKinney, Executive Director, New Kensington Community Development Corporation