Opportunity SC: 2017 Agenda at a Glance Released*

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Wednesday, September 13 - Capital & Finance (Click for more details)
12:00 - 1:30 Keynote Lunch: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Speaker (invited: Lael Brainard, Federal Reserve Board of Governors)
 2:00 - 3:30 Panel Discussions
 - Banks and CDFIs: Financing Community Development through Partnership
 - Tax Credits: An Effective Tool for Leveraging Private Capital
3:45 - 5:00 Concurrent Workshops on Capital & Finance
- Attracting Capital and Measuring Success - Underwriting CDFIs - Board Engagement for Successful Fundraising
5:30 - 6:30 SCACED Member and Sponsor Reception

Thursday, September 14 - Asset Building & Wealth Creation (Click for more details)
9:00 - 11:45 am Breakout Session I  & II
- CRA for Community Based Organizations - Investing in Rural Communities - Asset Development and Healthcare Costs
12:00 - 1:30 Keynote Lunch:
Andrea Levere, President & CEO, Prosperity Now (formerly the Corporation for Enterprise Development)
Legislators of the Year Awards Presentation
1:45 - 4:45 Breakout Sessions III & IV
- Alternatives to Payday Lending - Small Business Ownership - Workforce Development Programming
6:00 - 8:00 Reception on Beach Lawn

Friday, September 15 - Housing & Community Development (click for more details)
9:00 - 12:00 Breakout Session V & VI
- Using Data to Show the Pathway out of Poverty - Community Development Funders Panel - Housing Industry Transition  
12:00 - 1:30 Closing Luncheon:
Paul Weech, President & CEO, NeighborWorks America
Mother Emanuel and Ike Williams Award Presentation

*Subject to change