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A Fighting Chance: Expanding Community Financial Stability

May 31, 2013 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Hosted by Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and Bank On Dallas

Please join us for a breakfast forum on May 31 to view the documentary, A Fighting Chance, produced by the Center for Public Policy Priorities. Following the documentary, we will learn more about what it takes for families to thrive in the current economic environment. We will also hear about United Way's Community Financial Stability Initiative and the Bank on Dallas program that are improving the economic mobility of families facing similar challenges across North Texas.

  • Who should attend?
    Representatives from financial institutions and other financial education providers, the business and nonprofit community, and individuals and organizations interested in antipoverty policies and programs through community financial stability efforts.
  • When
    Friday, May 31, 2013
    8:30 – 11 a.m.
  • Where
    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N. Pearl St.
    Dallas, TX 75201
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Friday, May 31

8:30 a.m.

Registration and continental breakfast

9 a.m.


Alfreda B. Norman
Vice President and Community Development Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

9:15 a.m.

Film Screening: A Fighting Chance

9:45 a.m.

Better Texas Family Budgets: Getting by and getting ahead in Dallas

Frances Deviney
Texas KIDS COUNT Director and Senior Research Associate
Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP)

Community Financial Stability Initiative Bank On Dallas

Greg Mangum
Senior Director, Community Economic Stability Planning and Coordination
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas


10:50 a.m.

Closing Remarks

Jennifer Sampson
President and CEO
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

11 a.m.

Information Fair and Networking

11:30 a.m.