OPPORTUNITY ALLIANCE NEVADA
Education. Policy. Advocacy - Network
Join us for lunch to hear from nationally recognized expert on saving and asset-building policy and practices, Bob Friedman, Founder of Prosperity Now, a nonprofit committed to enlarging economic participation and prosperity for all. He will be launching his new book “A Few Thousand Dollars” - Sparking Prosperity for Everyone.
Opportunity Alliance’s EPA (Education. Policy. Advocacy) Network is hosting a lunch where, together, we will learn about what we can do to help promote policies that strengthen the financial lives of Nevadans.
• Education: o Learn about research on the financial wealth gap • Policy: o Policy recommendations by the Nevada Financial Security Task Force and the Nevada Affordable Housing Task Force. • Advocacy: o Learn best practices about how to make the U.S. economy work for everyone. Coordinate with other community partners on how to get involved in the upcoming legislative session.
Featured Speakers:• Robert Friedman: Robert E. Friedman is a leading advocate of asset development who helped create the savings and asset-building, and U.S. microenterprise fields. Friedman also contributed to the creation of the international enterprise development and child savings fields. He is Founder and Chair Emeritus of Prosperity Now, a 39-year-old national economic development nonprofit.
• Moderated by Sam Shad: Veteran broadcaster Sam Shad is the host of Nevada Newsmakers, the state’s premier news and political television and radio program. Sam has been covering Nevada politics on radio and television for the past 30 years, and it’s fair to say that during that time Sam has interviewed every major political figure in the state. Sam was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2000.