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Last Updated: April 25, 2022

FDIC, Whole Community Health Initiative-Kenan Flagler Business School, and UNC Public Policy Host Advancing Equitable Access to Affordable Capital and Credit for Native Americans and Tribal Communities and Organizations in North Carolina

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Whole Community Health Initiative-Kenan Flagler Business School, and UNC Public Policy will host a webinar series to strengthen connections between tribal communities, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), and financial institutions to support Native Americans and tribal organizations by advancing equitable access to affordable capital and credit. Presenters will discuss the first collaborative Native American CDFI in the region, which serves 38 tribes and tribal organizations across Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Presenters will also inform attendees about partnership opportunities between community banks and CDFIs. Attendees should select only one date to attend.

Presenters:

  • Lisa Villamel, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Hussman School of Journalism and Media, Southeast Native American Health Data Initiative
  • Jeanne Milliken Bonds, Professor of the Practice, Impact Investment and Sustainable Finance, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School and UNC Public Policy
  • Victor Galloway, Community Affairs Specialist, FDIC

When:

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM ET;
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM ET; or
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM ET

Where:

Webinar, Zoom, registration information below.

Who should attend:

Financial institutions, CDFIs, government, and non-profit organizations interested in learning about partnership opportunities to support Native Americans and tribal communities and organizations.

Registration Information:

To register online, click Register and fill out the needed information. You will receive a confirmation email once completed. Register for only one of the dates below.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the event, please email Victor Galloway at vgalloway@fdic.gov.

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