Media Advisory: NCRC to Host 2016 Annual Conference March 16-19 in Washington, DC
Washington, DC – From March 16-19, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) will hold its annual conference, “Creating a Just Economy,” bringing together hundreds of participants and community organizations from across the nation.
This year, the conference will feature keynote speakers Cornell William Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP, Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Economist, Author, and Commentator, Gustavo F. Velasquez, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency.
The conference features a wide range of workshops on community organizing, policy advocacy, housing, access to capital and credit, workforce and community development, fair lending, and business development. Many of the nation’s top community advocates, policymakers, government officials, academics, experts on CRA, banking, fair housing, small business, and more are participating in the conference.
NCRC will also celebrate its 25th anniversary at its National Awards Dinner, held Thursday, March 17 at the International Trade Center in Washington, DC.
What: The 2016 NCRC Annual Conference, “Creating a Just Economy”
When: March 16-19, 2016
Where: Capital Hilton hotel, 1001 16th Street NW, Washington DC
NCRC 25th Anniversary National Awards Dinner: Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC
NCRC and its grassroots member organizations create opportunities for people to build wealth. We work with community leaders, policymakers and financial institutions to champion fairness in banking, housing and business development.