NH Summit on Systemic Inclusion 2020: From Compliance to Impact

Tue, October 20 2020, 9:00 AM - Fri, October 23 2020, 12:30 PM [EST]

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Tue, October 20 2020, 9:00 AM - Fri, October 23 2020, 12:30 PM [EST]

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NH Sumit on Systemic Inclusion:  From Compliance to Impact

(virtual sessions) October 20 – 23, 2020

All Times Eastern

In collaboration with the New Hampshire Bankers Association, NH Municipal Association, Diversity Workforce Coalition, NH Community Development Finance Authority, NH Department of Education, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs’ Division of Economic Development, NH Office of Strategic Initiatives, NH School Connectivity Initiative and other partners

 Goals  –  Engage participants in:

  • Further developing a statewide network of leadership teams in low- and moderate-income NH communities, from banking, education, philanthropy, and workforce development, to identify and address obstacles to systemic inclusion in NH.
  • Sharing promising and proven practices for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) investment for a more inclusive economy in low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities.
  • Developing action plans to
    • Improve access for unbanked youths and families to banking services, from free checking accounts to financial literacy education and credit repair counseling
    • Spur CRA-backed investment for affordable broadband in underserved areas.
    • Strengthen inclusive pathways to careers in banking, construction, manufacturing, STEM, teaching, environmental sustainability, tech and other high demand fields.
    • Replicate in other NH communities pioneering efforts recently launched in Manchester to spur joint CRA, foundation and educational system investments for systemic inclusion.

Agenda Day One
Theme: Systemic Inclusion
Tuesday October 20, 2020
All sessions via Zoom (except for daily Resource Showcase)
All Times Eastern

9:00-10:00AM               Welcome by Dr. Paul Resta, chair, board of directors, National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE)

Keynote: “What is systemic inclusion and why do we need it now?,” by Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, NCDE

Q & A

10:15 – 11:15AM          Panel on “Important Dimensions of Systemic Inclusion”

Panelists include:

Michael Andelman, BankOn Boston Fellow, City of Boston
Dr. Wildolfo Arvelo, director, economic development, NH Dept. of Business and Economic Affairs, and co-chair, NH Council on Systemic Inclusion
Dr. Mary Ford, dean of education, Southern New Hampshire University
Susan Ballard, vice-president, library services and partnership development, NCDE

Moderator: Jenelle Leonard, director of impact assessment, NCDE

10:15 – 10:50AM        Panel discussion

10:50 – 11:15AM        Q & A

11:30AM – 12:30PM     Panel on Joint Investment in Systemic Inclusion: The Manchester Partnership

Panelists include:

Barry Brensinger, coordinator, Manchester Proud (invited)
Dr. Brian Bicknell, president, Manchester Community College (invited)
Ken Sheldon, state president, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (invited)
James Robbins, senior vice president and community development officer, Bangor Savings Bank

Moderator: Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, NCDE

11:30AM – 12:10PM       Panel discussion

12:10 – 12:30PM       Q&A

1:45 – 2:45PM             Panel on “Philanthropy and Poverty in NH”

Chaired by Talmira Hill, principal, the T.L. Hill Group

1:45 – 2:30PM          Panel Discussion

2:30 – 2:45PM          Q&A

3:00 – 4:00PM              Panel on “Nothing About Us Without Us”

Panelists include:

Jeff Cohen, managing director, FSG Social Impact Advisors
Mamadou Dembele, regional vice president, Bangor Savings Bank (invited)
Pawn Nitichan, executive director, City Year NH (invited)
Melina Hill Walker, program director, Endowment for Health (invited)

Moderator: Wildolfo Arvelo, Director, economic development, NH Dept. of Business and Economic Affairs, and co-chair, NH Council on Systemic Inclusion

3:00 – 3:45PM  Panel Discussion

3:45 – 4:00PM  Q&A

4:00 – 5:00PM              Resource Showcase

Agenda Day Two
Theme: Highlighting Local Inclusion Initiatives
Wednesday October 21, 2020
All sessions via Zoom (except for daily Resource Showcase)
All Times Eastern

8:45 – 9:00AM     Welcome by Dr. Paul Resta, chair, board of directors, National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE)

9:00 – 10:00AM         Panel: BankOn: Stellar Resources for Financial inclusion

Panelists include:

Susanne Cameron, community reinvestment and community partnerships officer, New England, JPMorgan Chase & Co (invited)
Jeff Manning, Community Affairs Specialist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (northeast region) (invited)
David Rothstein, Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund

Moderator: Terry Lee, Community Affairs Specialist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (southeast region)

9:00 – 9:40AM  Panel Discussion

9:40 – 10:00AM Q & A

10:15 – 11:15AM         Panel on the VISTA Program: Systemic Inclusion for LMI Youths in Manchester

Panelists include:

Ethel Gaides, VISTA Course Leader, NCDE
Tim Hagan, chief executive officer, Education Associates
Kimberly Meyer, chair, NH AfterSchool Network
Owen Richmond, Youth participant, Making Community Connections Charter School

Moderator: Moderator: Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, NCDE

10:15 – 10:50AM        Panel discussion

10:50 – 11:15AM        Q & A

11:30AM – 12:30PM     Panel on Systemic Inclusion in Franklin: Pathways into Manufacturing

Panelists include:

Zenagui Brahim, president. New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Jo Brown, member, City Council. City of Franklin (NH)
Dr. Dan LeGallo, superintendent, Franklin Public Schools
Dr. Robert Mclaughlin, executive director, NCDE
Ulrike Smith, HDMA manager and CRA complaisance officer, Franklin Savings Bank

Moderator: Dr. Wildolfo Arvelo, director, economic development, NH Dept. of Business and Economic Affairs, and co-chair, NH Council on Systemic Inclusion

11:30AM – 12:10PM  Panel discussion

12:10 – 12:30PM       Q&A

1:45 – 2:45PM           Panel on “Badging to Build Capacity for Effective Online Learning in the Pandemic Era”

Panelists include:

Bryan Belanger, director of state certification and licensure, Southern New Hampshire University School of Education (invited)
Dr. Mary Ford, dean of education, Southern New Hampshire University
Christine Fox, interim executive director, State Education Technology Directors Association
Dr. Robert Mclaughlin, executive director, NCDE

Moderated by Dr. Paul Resta, board chairperson, NCDE

1:45 – 2:30PM          Panel Discussion

2:30 – 2:45PM          Q&A

3:00 – 4:00PM            Panel on “The NH Broadband Investment Planning Coalition”

Panelists include members of the NH School Connectivity Initiative:

Stan Freeda, director of education technology, NH Department of Education
Denis Goulet, commissioner, NH Department of Information Technology (invited)
Doug Green, network architect, University of New Hampshire
Dr. David Justice, information technology, University of New Hampshire
Dr. Scott Valcourt, associate teaching professor, Roux Institute, Northeastern University
Dr. Robert Mclaughlin, executive director, NCDE

Moderator: Carol Miller, director of broadband technology, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs

3:00 – 3:45PM  Panel Discussion

3:45 – 4:00PM  Q&A

4:00 – 5:00PM            Resource Showcase

Agenda Day Three
Theme: Action Planning for Systemic Inclusion I
Thursday October 22, 2020
All sessions via Zoom (except for daily Resource Showcase)
All Times Eastern

8:45 – 9:00AM              Welcome by Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE)

9:00 – 10:00AM         Keynote: “CRA, Learn and Earn, and Economic Inclusion” provided by Jason Keller, community and economic development senior advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Introduced by Dr. Mary Ford, dean of education, Southern New Hampshire University.

9:00 – 9:40AM  Keynote presentation

9:40 – 10:00AM Q & A

10:15 – 11:15AM        Concurrent Action Planning Sessions I

  • Broadband Investment Planning – facilitated by Carol Miller, director of broadband technology, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs

Purpose: engage municipal, regional planning, philanthropic, banking, legislative and other leaders in co-developing a strategy for developing a plan to spur investment in fiber infrastructure and ISP business development, to bring affordable broadband to all underserved areas of NH.

  • BankOn New Hampshire Coalition Development – facilitated by Dr. Paul Resta. Board chairperson, NCDE

Purpose: engage banking, financial literacy, and economic inclusion leaders in developing plans for the newly formed BankOn New Hampshire coalition to  bring BankOn’s resources (free checking with financial literacy education, asset-building mentoring, credit repair counseling, and freedom from overdraft penalty fees) to all unbanked NH families.

  • Scaling VISTA Chapters to Low- and Moderate-Income (LMI) Communities Statewide

Purpose: engage afterschool, banking, educational, workforce development, and economic inclusion leaders in scaling VISTA Chapters – online afterschool programs that offer LMI youths with free checking and other financial inclusion services, orientation to pathways to in-demand living wage jobs in NH, orientation to postsecondary programs that equip LMI youths and adults with skills needed to enter these occupations, and free laptops and home broadband subsidy to remove digital divide barriers.

11:30AM – 12:30PM     Concurrent Action Planning Sessions II

Concurrent groups continue action planning, preparing to report out their recommended next steps and resource needs to all summit participants during the Report-Out Session at 1:45-2:45PM (see below).

  • Broadband Investment Planning – facilitated by Carol Miller, director of broadband technology, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs

Purpose: engage municipal, regional planning, philanthropic, banking, legislative and other leaders in co-developing a strategy for developing a plan to spur investment in fiber infrastructure and ISP business development, to bring affordable broadband to all underserved areas of NH.

  • BankOn New Hampshire Coalition Development – facilitated by Dr. Paul Resta. Board chairperson, NCDE

Purpose: engage banking, financial literacy, and economic inclusion leaders in developing plans for the newly formed BankOn New Hampshire coalition to  bring BankOn’s resources (free checking with financial literacy education, asset-building mentoring, credit repair counseling, and freedom from overdraft penalty fees) to all unbanked NH families.

  • Scaling VISTA Chapters to Low- and Moderate-Income (LMI) Communities Statewide – facilitated by Dr. Robert McLaughlin Moderator, executive director, NCDE

Purpose: engage afterschool, banking, educational, workforce development, and economic inclusion leaders in scaling VISTA Chapters – online afterschool programs that offer LMI youths with free checking and other financial inclusion services, orientation to pathways to in-demand living wage jobs in NH, orientation to postsecondary programs that equip LMI youths and adults with skills needed to enter these occupations, and free laptops and home broadband subsidy to remove digital divide barriers.

1:45 – 2:45PM      Action Planning Teams Report-out on their Recommended Next Steps and Resource Needs

Moderated by Jenelle Leonard, director, impact assessment, NCDE

1:45 – 2:15PM   Groups report out

2:15 – 2:45PM  While group discussion

3:00 – 4:00PM       Panel on “The Vital Role of Librarians and Libraries in Systemic Inclusion”

Panelists include:

Susan Ballard, vice president, library services and partnership development, NCDE
Bonnie Sutton, director, digital equity resource research and dissemination, NCDE
Greg DiDonato, vice president, corporate, government and military sales, EBSCO
Roger Rosen, president, Rosen Digital (invited)

Moderator: Dr. Paul Resta, board chairperson, NCDE

3:00 – 3:45PM    Panel Discussion

3:45 – 4:00PM   Q&A

4:00 – 5:00PM          Resource Showcase

Agenda Day Four
Theme: Action Planning for Systemic Inclusion II
Friday October 23, 2020
All sessions via Zoom (except for daily Resource Showcase)
All Times Eastern

8:45 – 9:00AM            Welcome by Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE)

9:00 – 10:00AM          Keynote: “The Community Reinvestment Act and Systemic Inclusion”, presented by Barry Wides, deputy comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S,. Treasury Department. Introduced by Krista Shonk, vice president, regulatory compliance policy, American Bankers Association

9:00 – 9:40AM  Keynote presentation

9:40 – 10:00AM Q & A

10:15 – 11:15AM        Panel on “Harvesting Promising CRA-Supported Practices: Scaling Systemic Inclusion Impact”

Panelists include:

Jason Keller, community and economic development senior advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Jeff Manning, community affairs specialist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (northeast region) (invited)
Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, NCDE
Kristy Merrill, president, New Hampshire Bankers Association (invited)
Barry Wides, deputy comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Treasury Department

Moderator: Terry Lee, Community Affairs Specialist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (southeast region)

11:30 – 12:30PM      Resource Showcase

12:30PM     Door Prize Winners Announced! (must attend at least four summit sessions to win)

 

Cancellation policy

Regostration may be cancelled up to one week before the summit (i.e., no later than October 13th, except for verified emergencies).

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