August 12 & 13, 2010
San Antonio, TX
Presented by NALCAB
NALCAB - the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders, with support from Citi, hosted its 2010 Summit on Building Wealth in American Communities. The Summit began with four Pre-conference sessions which took place on August 10th and 11th.
Tuesday, August 10th & Wednesday, August 11th
Pre-Conference Training Sessions
Broadband Technology Opportunity Program Training of the Trainers BTOP
Made possible with funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce/National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The BTOP preconference training was designed for members of the MEDA/ NALCAB BTOP consortium that received funding under the Department of Commerce BTOP Program.
Community Development Fellowship
Made possible with funding from the Northwest Area Foundation and the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation
NALCAB kicked-off its inaugural Community Development Fellowship and led 12 individuals selected through two-day training on “Understanding Your Leadership Style” as well as provided an introduction into the asset building field.
National Entrepreneurship Training
Made possible with funding from Sam’s Club
Staff of three cutting edge economic development agencies presented best-practice strategies for supporting small business and aspiring entrepreneurs. Strategies to be explored include culturally relevant approaches to basic technical assistance, developing public markets, supporting worker cooperatives and specialized support for childcare providers. Trainers included staff from the Latino Economic Development Center in Minneapolis, Mission Economic Development Agency in San Francisco and the Latino Economic Development Corporation in DC.
Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) Training
Made possible with funding from Bank of America and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
The NSP 2 training was designed for the staff of organizations that participated in the CPLC/NALCAB NSP2 consortium. The training topics were determined by the needs expressed by consortium members and presented by HUD Technical Assistance Providers as well as CPLC/NALCAB staff.
Thursday, August 12th
Noel Poyo, Executive Director NALCAB, and Mark Nerio, Citi Community Development.
Neighborhood Stabilization and Innovation in Community Development
Assistant Secretary Mercedes Marquez, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Late Morning Session:
Rural Housing and Community Facilities Programs: Building a Better Future for Rural America
Tammye Treviño, Administrator of Rural Housing and Community Facilities Program, USDA
Download Tammye Treviño’s Presentation (pdf)
Emerging Latino and Immigrant Communities: A New Engine for the American Economy/ A new Challenge for Regional Asset Builders
Mike McCoy, Senior Program Office-Meadows Foundation; Ruby Lee, Program Director-Northwest Area Foundation; Bea Stotzer, CEO NEWCapitol, NALCAB Chair Board of Directors
National Broadband Plan and Economic Opportunity
Tom Reed, Director of Communication & Business Opportunities, Federal Communications Commission
PBS Segment: To the Contrary - Latina Entrepreneurship
This segment, focusing on the work of three NALCAB member organizations to Support Latina entrepreneurs, resulted from a partnership between NALCAB and To The Contrary, a PBS show produced by Persephone Productions. This Segment was made possible by the generous support of Sam’s Club.
Afternoon Sessions Continue:
Catalyzing Latino Small Business and Expanding Broadband Access—Building Blocks for American Economic Growth
Ana Ma, Chief of Staff, U.S. Small Business Administration and Anna M. Gomez, Deputy Administrator, National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA)
FRIDAY, AUGUST 13TH
Supporting Innovation in Financial Education and Asset Building Services
Luis Granados, MEDA Executive Director and NALCAB Board of Directors Member, Jim Gatz, Assets for Independence, HHS, Marissa Treviño, Community Relations Manager and Tricia Kerney-Willis, Program Manager, CDFI