WASHINGTON – The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE–IN) will meet on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, to discuss updates from Committee members about key challenges facing their communities or organizations. There will also be panel discussions on opportunities for entities that administer government benefit programs to harness “bankable moments” as a successful approach to encourage unbanked households to join the banking system, as well as presentations by banks and community–based organizations about programs designed to increase bank access. Read the full agenda here.
In addition, the FDIC is pleased to announce that Susan Weinstock, President and CEO, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, D.C., has agreed to become the newest member of the ComE–IN and will participate in the upcoming meeting.
The meeting will be Webcast live at http://fdic.windrosemedia.com beginning at 9:00 a.m., ET.
ComE–IN was established by the FDIC Board of Directors in November 2006 to provide the agency with advice and recommendations on important initiatives to expand access to banking services for underserved populations. For more information about the committee, its members, and its initiatives, visit http://www.fdic.gov/about/comein/.