HUD: Secretary Carson Designates New EnVision Center in Houston, TX

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced the latest HUD EnVision Center designation, located at HUD Gulf Coast Center in Houston, Texas. This Center partners with Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) to assist the local community with wrap around services in Houston and the surrounding area. […]

ABA: M&T Bank and Midwest BankCentre Employees Win ABA Foundation Distinguished Service Awards

Detra Miller and Alex Fennoy have been named the ABA Foundation’s 2020 George Bailey Distinguished Service Award winners for their efforts to expand banking services to underserved communities. The two bankers will be recognized today at the ABA Unconventional Convention. Now in its sixth year, the George Bailey Distinguished Service Award […]

CFPB: Virtual Town Hall on Managing Money During the COVID-19 Pandemic with Pro Linebacker Brandon Copeland on October 27th

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) Director Kathleen L. Kraninger and Brandon Copeland, pro linebacker and University of Pennsylvania Professor, will host a virtual town hall to discuss how people can better manage their money during tough times. The event, titled “Pressure Creates Diamonds: Money Management During Coronavirus,” will take place […]

ABA: Bank Employees Across U.S. Share Financial Knowledge with Students on Get Smart About Credit Day

Bank employees across the country will celebrate the American Bankers Association Foundation’s Get Smart About Credit Day on Oct. 15th by presenting virtual lessons to teens and young adults on a range of personal finance topics. Given the economic disruption from the ongoing pandemic, this year’s online campaign is particularly timely. Get […]

HUD: “Mustard Seed Series” Virtual Workshops Launched for Faith Leaders and Congregations

Events will feature testimonies from faith leaders who have launched housing initiatives for homeless neighbors U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today launched a series of virtual workshops for faith congregations entitled, “The Mustard Seed Series”. The virtual events will feature faith organizations that have […]

SBA: President Trump Proclaims National Small Business Week September 20-26

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2020 National Small Business Week celebrations officially commence this week with a virtual three-day award ceremony recognizing national award winners from across the country and U.S. territories for their significant accomplishments.  The three-day award ceremony will commence Tuesday, September 22, with SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announcing the 2020 National Small Business […]

Census Bureau: Data Challenge Expo Highlights Creative Use of Census Bureau Data in COVID-19 Response

The U.S. Census Bureau is partnering with the American Statistical Association (ASA) for the Annual Data Challenge Expo. Contestants are challenged to analyze the 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year estimates using statistical and visualization tools and methods to present their findings at ASA’s Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) in the summer of 2021. […]

SBA: Celebrating 50 Years of Surety Bond Guarantees

The Office of Surety Guarantees will Host a Free, Virtual Conference September 24-25 for Small Businesses The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Surety Guarantees (OSG) will host a two-day virtual conference to commemorate 50 years of Surety Bond Guarantees (SBG).  The conference will assist small businesses seeking surety bonds and discuss SBA’s role in the future of the surety bond industry.  “For the last 50 […]

SBA: National Small Business Week Virtual Conference Registration Announced

As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration and cosponsors will host all virtual events September 22-24, 2020. As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration and cosponsors will host all virtual events September 22-24, 2020. This year’s National Small Business Week activities will include […]

SBA: National Small Business Week to Kick-Off September 22-24

Today, Jovita Carranza, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced the kick-off for National Small Business Week. The virtual event, rescheduled from May due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be held September 22-24. National Small Business Week honors the nation’s small businesses, many of which are veteran, women and minority-owned, for […]