July 24, 2012
Border Mayors, White House Officials Address Border Economy In McAllen Today
MCALLEN, TX (July 24, 2011)—Border Mayors representing McAllen, Nogales and Laredo will join White House officials---Don Graves, Executive Director of the President’s Council on Job’s and Competitiveness, Yolanda Chavez, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grants and Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and Judith Canales, Acting Deputy Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, today at NALCAB’s 5th Annual Border Summit. See details below. NALCAB is the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders, a membership-based nonprofit organization based out of San Antonio.
WHO: Executive level asset-building practitioners, public policy makers and funders from around the region and the country will meet in McAllen, Texas.
WHAT: NALCAB’s 5th Annual Border Summit, Pathways to Sustainable Communities will bring together top federal officials with regional asset building professionals to address the Border Community Capital Initiative recently announced by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) which provides up to $200,000 in grants to nonprofits supportingcolonias and economic development initiatives in the Border region.
WHEN: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Mayors Panel (Mayor Cortez of McAllen, Mayor Garino of Nogales, Mayor Salinas of Laredo) begins at 1:30PM
Federal Officials panel session begins at 4:00 PM
WHERE: Casa de Palmas Renaissance Hotel, Ruby Red Ballroom (2nd Floor), 101 N. Main St., McAllen, TX
The panel is just one part of a full day of sessions surrounding the summit’s theme of Pathways to Sustainable Communities. Click here for detailed agenda. This year marks Citi's 5th year as the Premier Sponsor of NALCAB's Border Summit.
ABOUT NALCAB: NALCAB’s mission is to build financial and human assets as well as real estate and technology resources in Latino families, communities, and organizations. NALCAB represents and serves a geographically and ethnically diverse group of 80 nonprofit community development and asset building organizations in 30 states that are anchor institutions in our nation's Latino communities. For additional information, visit NALCAB’s press room.
Para Español-Eliana Rodriguez