CICD Events

CICD Roundtable - A Conversation about Building Economic Well-Being for Native Communities through Homeownership

Please join us for a discussion about building economic well-being in Indian Country through homeownership featuring Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari and NeighborWorks America CEO Paul Weech

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Event Details

May 23, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Reception from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
90 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN

Event Description

Homeownership is a key driver of economic development. As an investment for the future, it creates a sense of place and builds assets. As an investment in the community, it fosters shared well-being through education, health, and safety. In Indian Country, however, housing opportunities are unduly limited and lending options scarce.

Taking a systems approach to these issues, the CICD recently launched the National Native Homeownership Coalition (NNHC) as a collaborative platform to conduct research, engage stakeholders, and support policy and structural improvements to increase homeownership opportunities in Indian Country, especially on trust lands.

Our conversations will evolve around topics such as

  • Homeownership disparities
  • The role of homeownership in Indian Country economic development
  • Changes needed to facilitate homeownership and mortgage lending on trust lands
  • Residential planning and design that promotes cultural connections and community building
  • The NNHC model of multi-sector collaboration

There is no cost to attend this Roundtable and space is limited.

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Contact Information

For inquiries, please send an email to cicd@mpls.frb.org

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