Good afternoon everyone! I hope you guys are having a fantastic day. It is my pleasure to invite you to the next event that Puentes will co-convene with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) to take place on September 14th, 2016. This is the time that Puentes is participating in a event of this magnitude and we would love to have you join us at Crowne Plaza on Canal Street.
Please register to come and take advantage of the various panel discussions we will have at the event for you to make a difference in the way we help our communities prosper. Use the link here and keep in mind that this summit will address many issues our community member face, besides housing challenges. Small business opportunities for minority owned business will also be discussed, as well as education, community efforts to keep our neighborhoods safe, etc.
If you have any difficulty registering, please let me know right away to assist you.
PS: Scroll below to learn more about what will be discussed at the summit. Hope to see you all there showing your support to Puentes!
LOUISIANA REINVESTMENT SUMMIT
Wednesday, September 14
12:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Astor Crowne Plaza
739 Canal St at Bourbon
New Orleans, LA 70130
Special $10 rate, regular $50 (please use this link)
A decade after Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana is becoming a hotbed of innovation and entrepreneurship. But while the resilient Bayou State is in the midst of economic growth, not every resident is benefitting. NCRC’s Louisiana Reinvestment Summit will bring together community-based organizations, financial institutions and public officials to collaborate on strategies to open doors to economic opportunity for all Louisianans.
FEATURING WORKSHOPS AND PLENARIES ON:
Community wealth building
Environmental impacts on housing
Overcoming barriers to banking services
Capital & credit for minority businesses
Workforce development for returning citizens
Community development partnerships
Faith based community development
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Advocacy and organizing groups working on economic justice issues
Community leaders and faith-based institutions
Affordable housing and housing counseling organizations
Fair housing and civil rights organizations
Community Development Financial Institutions
Neighborhood stabilization and community revitalization groups
Academics and foundations
Social service providers and government agencies
Local small businesses and business development agencies
Bank Community Reinvestment and Community Development Officers
CONVENED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:
Foundation for Louisiana
Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance
Multi – Cultural Development Center
Neighborhood Development Foundation
Northwest Louisiana CDC
Puentes New Orleans
Scarlet E. García
Housing Programs Director|Directora de Programas de Vivienda
(504) 821-7228 OFFICE
(504) 491-4520 CELL
4205 CANAL STREET, New Orleans, LA 70119
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