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Making low risk, high impact community investments during the COVID-19 crisis

When: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm PDT
Where: 
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Learn from seasoned impact investors on how supporting Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) can create durable change with underserved communities and why supporting CDFIs is more important than ever to address inequities in the COVID-19 era and beyond.

 

Speakers

 

Amy Millington 

Former PresidenteBay Foundation

Amy Millington has expertise in corporate philanthropy, nonprofit management, employee engagement, impact investment, and community development. During her tenure as President of eBay Foundation, her team built a multi-year partnership with the nonprofit microlender Kiva, launched a global leadership development program for innovators in the circular economy, and sponsored social impact accelerator programs with Ashoka and Village Capital.

Raymond (Jay) Dunn

Executive DirectorDunn Family Charitable Foundation

The Dunn Family Charitable Foundation is a private foundation based in Massachusetts and focused on poverty alleviation and social justice. Professionally, Jay has over 30 years of experience in international finance, primarily in private equity and venture capital investments. He is a Founding Managing Director for GGE Investments LLC, a clean tech investment and development company. Jay also serves and has served on other non-profit Boards in Latin America and Africa. 

Luz Urrutia

Chief Executive OfficerOpportunity Fund

Luz brings a wealth of experience in community banking, alternative financial services and small dollar lending, working to expand access to financial services in underserved communities throughout the U.S. for more than thirty years, and she has won numerous awards for her leadership. Luz has served on the Board of the Center for Financial Services Innovation and the Consumer Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank.

Kasra Movahedi

DirectorInternational Rescue Committee’s Center for Economic Opportunity

Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO) is a subsidiary lending arm of the International Rescue Committee. CEO is currently lending in 15 IRC locations, and, in FY2019, disbursed over 500 loans totaling over $1.2M in financing for refugees and other low-income immigrants. Kasra is also a certified trainer in Central New Mexico Community College’s 60-hour Financial Coaching curriculum. 


Fee
No cost to participate

Who May Attend
Current SCG, NCG, and SDG members and eligible non-members

Accommodations for People with Disabilities
If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please contact our programs team at [email protected] or (213) 680-8866. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

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