The Illinois Asset Building Group (IABG) is a diverse statewide coalition invested in building the stability and strength of Illinois communities through increased asset ownership and asset protection. IABG believes that every person deserves the opportunity to save and build wealth across his or her lifetime. Through its advocacy efforts, IABG is committed to addressing the asset opportunities for low-income individuals and families, including the growing racial wealth gap, and creating safe opportunities for Illinois families to save for their future and the future of their children.
As part of its mission to highlight the importance of asset building, IABG will host a conference, Assets Matter: A Bridge to Economic Security, in Champaign, Illinois, on November 15-16, 2012. Registration is open now!
IABG is also requesting proposals, which are due by August 31st, for workshops for the conference, as well as offering scholarships for those organizations needing financial assistance in order to attend the conference. To apply for a scholarship to attend the conference complete the short application and submit it before October 1st.
Registration is only $50 for nonprofit organizations and $80 for for-profit organizations. This fee covers admittance to the conference, meeting materials, a cocktail reception on Thursday evening, lunch on Thursday and Friday, and breakfast on Friday. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn from experts in the asset building field and network with colleagues from around the country.