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Feb 21

Peer Learning Feb 21 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM · 23 rsvps
CT Food Bank Community Room in Wallingford, CT

Our first Peer Learning event will take place on Wednesday February 21, 2018 from 10am - 12pm at CT Food Bank Community Room, 2 Research Pkwy Wallingford, CT.

The topic of our first event in the Savings Series is “Why Savings?”


Savings in America and in Low Income Communities – Dave Hinchey, Credit Union League of Connecticut

 An environmental scan of savings data in the US and the societal costs of families with too little savings.

The Cost of Being Poor – TBD , Connecticut Association for Human Services

How a lack of savings and poor financial circumstances creates a vicious cycle of higher costs and inferior products and services

What Can We Bring to the Table (Group Discussion)– Michelle McCabe, Director of The Center for Food Equity and Economic Development.

What can a diverse group of community organizations, financial institutions, governmental agencies and advocates bring individually and collectively to the challenge of creating greater household savings?

Next Steps / Further Discussion

Mar 15

Steering Committee - March

Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 01:00 PM · 2 rsvps
May 17

Steering Committee - May

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 01:00 PM · 1 rsvp
LifeBridge in Bridgeport, CT
Jul 19

Steering Committee - July

Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 01:00 PM
Sep 20

Steering Committee - September

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 01:00 PM
TBD - Middletown/Central CT in Middletown, CT
Nov 15

Steering Committee - November

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 01:00 PM