NH Summit on Systemic Inclusion

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NH Summit on Systemic Inclusion:  From Compliance to Impact

(virtual sessions) October 20 – 23, 2020

Please join us for one or as many of the sessions as you’d like. Registration entitles you to unlimited access to all session recordings.

All Times Eastern

In collaboration with Economic Vitality New Hampshire, National Education Association NH, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, NH Bankers Association, NH Coalition for Business and Education, NH Department of Education, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs’ Division of Economic Development, NH Municipal Association, NH School Connectivity Initiative, New England School Library Association, State Education Technology Directors Association, and other partners…

Moving lower-income learners of all ages out of poverty through systemic inclusion

 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.
    • Eliminate “benefit cliff” barriers to employment and economic inclusion
    • 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

9:00-10:00 AM

Welcome by United States Senator Maggie HassanWelcoming remarks from United States Senator Jeanne Shaheen.  Introduced by Dr. Paul Resta, chair, NCDE. 

Meeting Recording:  Access Passcode: !j2u6hhs

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

10:15-11:15 AM

Panel on “Important Dimensions of Systemic Inclusion” with Q & A

Meeting Recording: Access Passcode: apv2^MW$

Panelists include:
Michael D. Andelman, Bank On Boston Fellow, Boston Mayor’s Office of Financial Empowerment
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

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Panel on Joint Investment in Systemic Inclusion: The Manchester Partnership, with Q & A

YouTube Link

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

Moderator: Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, NCDE

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

8:45-9:00 AM

Welcome by Dr. Paul Resta, chair, board of directors, National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE)

Zoom recording:  Access Passcode: K#g^B+4Z

 

9:00-10:00 AM

Panel: Bank On: Stellar Resources for Financial inclusion, with Q & A

Zoom recording:  Access Passcode: e??M1xJU

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

Moderator: Jenelle Leonard, director, impact assessment, NCDE

10:15-11:15 AM

Panel on the VISTA Program: Systemic Inclusion for LMI Youths in Manchester, with Q & A

Zoom recording:  Access Passcode: bLmH.OT8

Panelists include:
Ethel Gaides, VISTA Course Leader, NCDE
Tim Hagan, chief executive officer, Education Associates

 

Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, NCDE
Kimberly Meyer, chair, NH AfterSchool Network
Owen Richmond, Youth participant, Making Community Connections Charter School

 

Moderator: Sarah Segrest, director of business development, the Douglas Stewart Company

 

3:00-4:00 PM

Panel on “The NH Broadband Investment Planning Coalition” with Q & A

Zoom recording: Access Passcode: [email protected]+Q

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, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs

4:00-5:00 PM

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

8:45-9:00 AM

Welcome by Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE)

9:00-10:00 AM

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 NH Banking Commissioner Gerald LittleZoom recording: Access Passcode: 5!xe*6$t

10:15-11:15 AM

Concurrent Action Planning Sessions I

  • Broadband Investment Planning – facilitated by Carol Miller, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs; Zoom recording: Access Passcode: Kp+*7t8.

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.

  • Bank On New Hampshire Coalition Development,  November 13th, 11:00AM – 1:00PM Eastern  Register Here (free)

Facilitated by Jenelle Leonard, director, impact assessment, NCDE. Purpose: engage banking, financial literacy, and economic inclusion leaders in developing plans for the newly formed Bank On New Hampshire coalition to bring Bank On’s resources (free checking with financial literacy education, asset-building mentoring, credit repair counseling, and very low or no overdraft penalty fees) to all unbanked NH families.

  • Mobilizing School Librarian Leadership for Systemic Inclusion for Diverse Learners November 10th, 6:00 – 8:00PM Eastern  Register Here (free)

Co-facilitated by Susan Ballard, vice president for library services and partnership development, NCDE; and Dr. Carol Gordon, past president, New England School Library Association, and editor, digital equity resource database, NCDE.  Purpose: engage school librarians in exploring and developing strategies to become local systemic inclusion leaders.

  • Scaling VISTA Chapters to Low- and Moderate-Income (LMI) Communities Statewide November 5th, 9:30 – 11:30AM Eastern  Register Here (free)

Co-facilitated by Kimberly Meyer, chair, NH Afterschool Network Steering Committee and Dr. Robert McLaughlin, 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.

1:45-2:45 PM

Action Planning Teams Report-out on their Recommended Next Steps and Resource Needs;   Zoom recording: Access Passcode: RYh2UWw$

Moderated by Jenelle Leonard, director, impact assessment, NCDE

3:00-4:00 PM

Panel on The Vital Role of Librarians and Libraries in Systemic Inclusion; Zoom recording: Access Passcode: qMC222L=

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

Dr. Carol Gordon, past president, New England School Library Association, and editor, digital equity resource database, NCDE

Roger Rosen, president, Rosen Digital (invited)

Moderator: Dr. Paul Resta, board chairperson, NCDE

4:00-5:00 PM

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

8:45-9:00 AM

Welcome by Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE); Zoom recording: Access Passcode: cD0CWSz?

9:00-10:00 AM

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 Dr. Wildolfo Arvelo, director, economic development, NH Dept. of Business and Economic Affairs, and co-chair, NH Council on Systemic InclusionMeeting Recording: Access Passcode: ?96cv4gk

10:15-11:15 AM

Panel on “Harvesting Promising CRA-Supported Practices: Scaling Systemic Inclusion Impact.” Zoom recording: Access Passcode: APo!faU4

Panelists include:
Jason Keller, community and economic development senior advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, NCDE
Kristy Merrill, president, New Hampshire Bankers Association
Barry Wides, deputy comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Treasury Department

Moderator: Dr. Paul Resta, board chairperson, NCDE