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2010 RAISE Texas Action Summit Agenda

Thursday, December 9, 2010

5:00pm- 6:30pm Opening Reception with special remarks by Andrea Levere, President of Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED)

University of Texas Etter-Harbin Alumni Center
2110 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX 78712

Friday, December 10, 2010

LBJ School
University of Texas
2315 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78712

7:30am Registration (Lobby Bass Lecture Hall) and Continental Breakfast sponsored by the FDIC

8:30am Welcome by LBJ School

8:45am Opening Remarks- RAISE Texas and members in action
Woody Widrow, RAISE Texas

9:00am Keynote Speaker
Commissioner Leslie Pettijohn, Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner (PowerPoint Presentation)

9:30am Update on Campaigns- Successes and challenges in moving our work forward
Emerson Hall, FDIC and Ann Baddour, Texas Appleseed- Alternative Small Dollar Consumer Loan Products and Policy (PowerPoint Presentation)
Don Baylor, Center for Public Policy Priorities- Expanding Access to Education
Lauren Gates, RAISE Texas- Matched Savings and IDAs
Woody Widrow, RAISE Texas- VITA and Community Tax Centers

10:30am Innovations in Texas- Public, private, and nonprofit innovation
Michael Hayes, Office of Attorney General- Child Support Division (PowerPoint Presentation)
Alfredo Chaparro, Community Services Director Midland Community College (PowerPoint Presentation)

11:00am LBJ Research- LBJ students report on new cutting-edge research for Texas (PowerPoint Presentation)

11:30am Policy Outlook for the 82nd Legislature
Don Baylor, Center for Public Policy Priorities

12:00pm Lunch and Presentation on OpportunityTexas, a new initiative of RAISE Texas and Center for Public Policy Priorities
Laura Rosen, OpportunityTexas

1:15pm Action Campaign Small Group Sessions
Alternative Small Dollar Consumer Loan Products and Policy
Emerson Hall, FDIC
Ann Baddour, Texas Appleseed

Expanding Access to Education
Don Baylor, Center for Public Policy Priorities
Laura Rosen, OpportunityTexas

Matched Savings Accounts and IDAs
Lauren Gates, RAISE Texas
Mary Young, Entergy Texas

VITA and Community Tax Centers
Woody Widrow, RAISE Texas
Debbie Andrews, IRS

2:45pm Closing and Marching Orders

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