About Asset Building Happenings Around US
The state of Alabama has an Asset Building Coalition that was formed in 2005. The coalition focuses on Strengthening Alabama's individuals, families and communities through the development of assets that support and promote generational wealth building and self-sufficiency. Alabama Asset Building Coalition created cross-sector, urban/rural, public/private collaboration with the purpose of developing asset building Policy agendas that are beneficial to the communities living in Alabama. Below are some of the Asset building Happenings around the state.
Alabama Governor vetoes IDA Legislation
Alabama's Governor Bob Riley spends time talking about investments in economic development activities as a way to offer opportunities to the "least of these." But when he had the chance to put words into
Making the Most of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
A Guide for Asset-Building Leaders This guide aims to help asset-building leaders make the most of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). It highlights 16 funding opportunities in ARRA
Congress Passes Economic Recovery Legislation
Congress passed The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (H.R. 1). The total package will cost $789.5 billion. In addition to
Impotant Information From AABC
AABC (Alabama Asset Building Coalition) meeting in Birmingham distributed the following information for your use: America Saves Week is February 22 - March 1, 2009. FDIC is a national participating
Low Wages and Affordable Housing in Alabama
Project patners; Arise Citizens' Policy Project (ACPP) recently released a new report that finds nearly half of Alabama renters unable to afford appropriate housing. The state's low wage structure is largely
Congressman Hosts Update Meeting on Black Farmers Lawsuit
U.S. Representative Artur Davis to host update meeting on Black Farmers Lawsuit Tuskegee, Ala., - U.S. Representative Artur Davis will host an update session on the new Pigford provision Monday, June
Investors open Individual Development Accounts
Alabama Asset Building Coalition has two organizations who have had their first Investors open Individual Development Accounts, also representing new geographic regions of our state:
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