Using the Community Reinvestment Act and Fair Housing Act-Tampa, FL

Feb 08, 2018 01:00pm -
Feb 08, 2018 03:00pm
Tampa, FL

Event Description

Using the Community Reinvestment Act and Fair Housing Act to access investment for your Non-Profit and Community

February 8, 2018

You are invited to join NCRC for an important free training for Tampa-based Non-Profits and Community Advocates.  The purpose of this training is to assist local non-profits with raising both public and private investment for their communities and organizations.  This training session will focus on how to use the Community Reinvestment Act to compel private bank funding and how to use the Fair Housing Act and the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing obligation to compel public funding for your organization and your community. 

Training Agenda:

  • Introductions
  • Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and The Fair Housing Act: How to Combine CRA and the Fair Housing Act’s AFFH obligation to compel investment in your communities and in your organizations.
  • History of Redlining and Housing Discrimination.
  • Using the AFFH Obligations and the Assessment of Fair Housing Plan to create Access to Opportunity for the most vulnerable.
  • Using the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to compel banks to invest in your communities and in your organization’s mission.

Meet Your Trainers:

Kristina Musante, JD, is the Director of NCRC’s National Training Academy, a lawyer, and advocate for economic and social justice.  Ms. Musante specializes in non-profit capacity building in the context of using the Fair Housing Act and Community Reinvestment Act to compel public and private investment in poor communities and to the non-profits that serve those communities.  Ms. Musante has over 20 years’ experience in fund raising, board development, program management, and coalition building around community development, health care, criminal justice reform, child welfare, and affordable housing.  A graduate of FAMU College of Law and tenacious advocate Ms. Musante assists communities across the country in driving investment and funding to local non-profits and communities by enforcing the law with community coalitions. 

Kevin Davenport, MA, is NCRC’s Organizing & Advocacy Director.  Kevin has over 15 years of civic engagement experience. He has worked on campaigns to increase the Illinois minimum wage, directed field campaigns for GOTV, organized a coalition of 250 faith-based institutions that engaged in Affordable Care Act enrollment and recruited and trained community leaders for advocacy work at the state and local level. He specializes in political organizing, coalition building and public advocacy. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, Kevin graduated Cum Laude from Fisk University with a B.A. in Political Science. He went on to receive his Masters in Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Kevin’s passion for social and economic justice is firmly rooted in his personal faith. As an ordained minister, Kevin seeks to live out his life’s calling by removing the systemic barriers that create cycles of poverty and disenfranchisement for underserved communities.

Questions? or 202.524.5879

Event Type:Education
Early registration ends on Jan 15, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Jan 16, 2018 and ends on Feb 07, 2018.
Late registration starts on Feb 08, 2018.
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