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Promoting Economic Opportunity through Policy and Influence

February 19, 2015 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

The North Texas Asset Funders Network will host “Promoting Economic Opportunity through Policy and Influence,” a forum highlighting effective ways foundations and nonprofits can use policy change to address economic insecurity and asset-building for low-income families.

The forum will feature experts in the field of policy, as well as discussion and Q&A on the following topics:

  • Legislative Perspectives 
    Ann Beeson, Center for Public Policy Priorities
  • Demystifying Influence Strategies: Developing and Implementing a Policy Agenda 
    Nayantara Mehta, Alliance for Justice
  • Opportunity Discussion: How Do We Practically Engage in Policy?
    Dena L. Jackson, Dallas Women's Foundation
  • Moderator: Alfreda B. Norman, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Date and Time

  • Thursday, February 19, 2015
  • 9–11 a.m.
  • Registration, coffee and networking from 9–9:30 a.m.
  • Session begins at 9:30 a.m.


  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N. Pearl St.
    Dallas, Texas 75201
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