Investing in What Works: Midwest Regional Meeting
On Monday, June 17, 2013, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago and San Francisco, the Low Income Investment Fund, the Citi Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Center for Financial Services Innovation will host a discussion on Investing in What Works for America’s Communities, a collection of essays by leaders from a variety of fields. This invitation-only event is a chance for regional leaders across community and economic development, policy, finance, philanthropy, and academia to discuss anti-poverty strategies in today’s uncertain economic climate. The session will be organized around the following themes:
- Policy and Finance Nationally and Locally: What are We Facing?
- Ideas that Work: Programs that are Leading the Way
- Investing in What Works: Identifying, Structuring and Measuring High Impact Investments.
AGENDA – Event Hashtag: #WhatWorks
Alicia Williams, Vice President, Community Development and Policy Studies, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Scott Turner, Vice President, Community Development and Economic Education, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
|9:00-10:00 a.m.||Today’s Policy and Financial Landscape, Nationally and In Chicago: What Are We Facing?
Moderator: Derek Douglas, Vice President, Office of Civic Engagement, University of Chicago
|10:15-11:15 a.m.||Ideas that Work
Moderator: Nancy Andrews, President and CEO, Low Income Investment Fund
|11:30-1:00 p.m.||Luncheon Presentation
Introduction: Gordon Werkema, First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
|12:15-12:45 p.m.||Toni Preckwinkle, Board President, Cook County|
|1:00 – 2:15 p.m.||Investing in What Works
Moderator: David Erickson, Director, Center for Community Development Investments, Federal Reserve Bank of San Franscisco
|2:15-3:30 p.m.||Closing Comments and Next Steps
Brandee McHale, Chief Operating Officer, Citi Foundation