National Summit on Systemic Inclusion

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National Summit on Systemic Inclusion: From Compliance to Impact

(virtual sessions) November 18 and December 2, 2020

All Times Eastern

 Goals  –  Engage participants in:

  • Assist state leaders to develop a network of state leadership teams in low- and moderate-income communities, from banking, education, philanthropy, and workforce development, to identify and address obstacles to systemic inclusion.
  • Share promising and proven practices for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) investment for digital equity in support of educational and economic opportunity.
  • Develop a national network of state leaders sharing best practices in mobilizing for sustained investment in digital equity and systemic inclusion.

Agenda Day One
Theme: Systemic Inclusion
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
All sessions via Zoom (except for daily Resource Showcase)
All Times Eastern

8:45 – 9:00AM

Welcome by Christine Fox, interim executive director, State Education Technology Directors Association, and Dr. Paul Resta, board chairperson, National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE)

9:00-10:00AM

Keynote: “The Community Reinvestment Act and Support for Systemic Inclusion” by Barry Wides, deputy comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, US Treasury. Introduced by Krista Shonk, vice president for regulatory compliance policy, American Bankers Association

9:00-9:40AM

Remarks

9:40-10:00AM

Q & A

10:15–11:15AM

“Key Dimensions of and Allies for Systemic Inclusion,” presentation by Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, NCDE

10:15-10:50AM

Remarks

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)
Dr. Mary Ford, dean of education, Southern New Hampshire University
James Robbins, senior vice president and community development officer, Bangor Savings Bank (invited)
Ken Sheldon, state president, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (invited)

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 “Mobilizing a State’s Leaders for Sustained Systemic Inclusion Investing”

Panelists include:

Talmira Hill, principal, The T. L. Hill Group
Jenelle Leonard, vice-president for impact evaluation, NCDE
Kristy Merrill, president, NH Bankers Association (invited)
Dr. Wildolfo Arvelo, director, economic development, NH Dept. of Business and Economic Affairs

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

1:45-2:30PM

Panel discussion

2:30-2:45PM

Q & A

3:00-4:00PM

Panel on “Partnering for Economic and Educational Opportunity: The Franklin Experience””

Panelists include:

Zenagui Brahim, president, NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Jo Brown, member, Franklin City Council
Dr. Daniel LeGallo, superintendent, Franklin Public Schools
Ulrike Smith, CRA Office, Franklin Savings Bank

Moderator: Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, NCDE

3:00-3:45PM

Panel discussion

3:45-4:00PM

Q & A

4:00-5:00PM

Resource Showcase

Agenda Day Two
Theme: Scaling Local Inclusion Initiatives
Wednesday, December 2, 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) and Christine Fox, interim executive director, State Education Technology Directors Association

9:00-10:00AM

Panel on “Strengthening Inclusive Career Pathways into Banking and Teaching: CRA Support for Educational and Digital Equity”

Panelists include:

Dr. Mary Ford, dean of education, Southern New Hampshire University
Ryan Hale, New Hampshire Bankers Association
Jason Keller, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Blake West, National Education Association

Moderator: Dr. Wildolfo Arvelo, director, economic development, NH Dept. of Business and Economic Affairs

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-12:45PM

State Leaders Planning Discussion I: Stakeholders We Should Engage

11:30AM-12:10PM

Small group brainstorming

12:10-12:30PM

Small group report-out

1:30-2:45PM

State Leaders Planning Discussion II: Planning a Virtual State Summit

1:45-2:30PM

Small group brainstorming

2:30-2:45PM

Small group report-out

3:00-4:15PM

State Leaders Planning Discussion III: Creating a National Network of State Leaders

3:00-3:45PM

Small group brainstorming

3:45-4:15PM

Small group report-out

4:15-5:00PM

Resource Showcase