2019 NH Summit on Economic Inclusion and Digital Equity

Mon, October 28 2019, 8:15 AM - Tue, October 29 2019, 4:40 PM [EST]

Saint Anselm Drive and Rockland Avenue, Manchester , NH, 03102, United States

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Mon, October 28 2019, 8:15 AM - Tue, October 29 2019, 4:40 PM [EST]

St. Anselm College, Institute of Politics, Saint Anselm Drive and Rockland Avenue, Manchester , NH, 03102, United States.

NH Summit on Economic Inclusion and Digital Equity

 

October 28 - 29, 2019

 

St. Anselm College, Institute of Politics

Manchester, NH

 

 

In collaboration with the New Hampshire Bankers Association, Diversity Workforce Coalition, NH Community Development Finance Authority, NH Department of Education, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs’ Division of Economic Development, NH School Connectivity Initiative and other partners

 

 

 Who should attend? 

 

 State and local leaders in banking, economic inclusion, education, and philanthropy, as well as those who provide valuable resources for economic and educational opportunity.

 

 Join us on either or both days of this two-day action planning gathering:

 

 -          Day One will focus on mobilizing for action to improve pathways to living wage careers (economic inclusion)

 

-          Day Two will focus on efforts started at the 2018 NH Summit to remove digital divide barriers to economic and educational opportunity (digital equity).

 

 
 

Agenda Day One:  Economic Inclusion

 

 Goals  -  Engage participants in:

 

 ·Developing a statewide network of diverse cross-sector teams in low- and moderate-income NH communities, from banking, education, philanthropy, housing and workforce development, to identify and address obstacles to economic inclusion in NH.


·Sharing promising and proven practices for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) investment in an inclusive economy — i.e., affordable housing, financial literacy, financial inclusion and economic inclusion — in low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities.

 

·       -  Learning about NH assets that support building a more inclusive, vibrant economy.

 

·      -- Collaboratively developing action plans to foster:

 

o   Improved access to capital, credit and entrepreneurship for underrepresented persons.

 

o   Pathways to banking careers.

 

o   Diversifying the K12 educational workforce, as cornerstone to building a more inclusive future economy.

 

o   Mobilizing communities statewide to ensure full participation in Census 2020.

 

7:45 – 8:15 a.m.              Breakfast and registration

 

8:15 – 8:20 a.m.              Welcome by St. Anselm College

 

8:20 – 8:30 a.m.              Welcome by New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu (invited) onthe importance of full inclusion for a thriving economy

 

8:30 – 8:40 a.m.              Welcome by NH Congressional Delegation Member on importance of thenation's first sustained statewide mobilization for economic inclusion

 

8:40 – 9:05 a.m.              Summit Goals and Framing Remarks by Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, National Collaborative for Digital Equity

 

9:05 – 9:35 a.m.                 Panel highlighting effective economic inclusion strategies, moderated by Wildolfo Arvelo, director, division of economic development, NH Dept.of Business and Economic Affairs.

 

Panelists include: Laurel Adams (invited), executive director, Regional Economic Development Center; Dr. Charles Desmond (invited), executive director, Inversant; Dr. Mary Ford,
dean of education, Southern New Hampshire University; Katy Easterly Martey, executive director, Community Development Finance Authority; Tina Sharby, executive director (invited),
Diversity Workforce Coalition; and Ulrike Smith, CRA compliance officer, Franklin Savings Bank.

 

   9:05 – 9:25 a.m.             Panel discussion

 

   9:25 – 9:35 a.m.             Q &A

 

9:35 – 10:45 a.m.             Roundtable discussion: identifying greatest local challenges to building a fully inclusive local economy

 

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.          Roundtables report-out on their key economic inclusion challenges

 

11:15 – 12:30 p.m.         Concurrent sessions on promising and proven bank Community Reinvestment

 

Act-supported strategies for:  
         

 

§  Affordable housing: facilitated by Gonzalo Puigbo, vice president, People's United Bank

 

§  Financial literacy: facilitated by Joseph Murray (invited), vice president for public affairs, Fidelity Investments

 

§  Financial inclusion: Dr. Charles Desmond, CEO, Inversant

 

§  Economic inclusion:  TBD
Digital equity: co-facilitated by Ulrike Smith, CRA compliance officer, Franklin Savings Bank, and Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, NCDE,

 

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.            Lunch and Resource Showcase

 

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.              Concurrent workgroup sessions exploring strategies for:

      • Strengthening access to capital, credit and technical assistance for diverse entrepreneurs: Katy Easterly Martey, executive director, Community Development Finance Authority
      • Building pathways into banking careers: facilitated by Ryan Hale, government and member relations, New Hampshire Bankers Association
      • Diversifying the K12 educational workforce:  co-facilitated by Dr. Mary Ford, dean of education, Southern New Hampshire University; Dr. Blake West, senior policy analysts, National Education Association; and Dr. Al Rabanera, 2016 Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence Recipient.
      • Pathways into living wage careers:  co-facilitated by Dr. Wildolfo Arvelo, director, economic development, New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs; Tina Sharby (invited), executive director, Diversity Workforce Coalition; and Rick Lumadue (invited), associate director, Skills Commons
      • Census 2020 – ensuring everyone counts and is counted: facilitated ed by TBD
      • Mapping economic inclusion asset providers and disseminating about them to LMI individuals, families and communities: co-facilitated by Kristin Crandall (invited), director for business development, PolicyMap; and Fay Rubin, director of NH GRANIT

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.              Regional Networking: identifying resources and next steps to address local economic inclusion challenges

 

4:15 - :4:35 p.m.             Report-Out on regional network recommendations

 

4:35 – 4:40 pm.               Wrap-up

 

Summit Partners

 

 

American Association of School Administrators

Appapedia

Economic Vitality New Hampshire

Diversity Workforce Coalition

Franklin Savings Bank

MERLOT

National Collaborative for Digital Equity

New England School Library Association

New Hampshire Bankers Association

New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority

New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs, Division of Economic Development

New Hampshire Department of Education

New Hampshire GRANIT

New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership

New Hampshire School Administrators Association

New Hampshire School Connectivity Initiative

New Hampshire Society for Technology in Education

SkillsCommons

  

 NH Summit on Digital Equity

 

October 29th, 2019

 

 St. Anselm College, Institute on Politics

 Manchester, NH

 

Agenda Day Two:  Digital Equity

 

 

Goals  -  Engage participants in:

  • Strengthening and expanding a statewide network of diverse cross-sector teams in low- and moderate-income NH communities, from banking, education, philanthropy, housing and workforce development to identify and address digital divide barriers to full economic inclusion.
  • Sharing promising and proven practices for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) investment in digital equity — i.e., affordable access to broadband, computers, tech support, content for educational and economic opportunity, software/apps, and librarian support — in low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities.
  • Learning about NH assets that support each digital equity dimension.
  • Collaboratively developing action plans to foster:
    • Affordable access for every LMI household statewide to affordable broadband.
    • Scaling refurbishment and donation of recent computers for use by LMI individuals and families.
    • Strengthening tech and librarian support for LMI learners of all ages.
    • Affordable access to essential resources for educational and economic opportunity (financial literacy, skill development materials for in-demand living wage jobs, etc.)
    • Mobilizing communities statewide to ensure full participation in Census 2020.

 

7:45 – 8:15 a.m.              Breakfast and registration

 

8:15 – 8:20 a.m.              Welcome by St. Anselm College

 

8:20 – 8:30 a.m.              Welcome by Wildolfo Arvelo, director of economic development, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs, on the importance of full inclusion for a thriving and fair economy


8:30 – 8:40 a.m.              Welcome by NH Congressional Delegation Member on importance of the nation’s first sustained statewide mobilization for digital equity for all LMI learners

 

8:40 – 9:00 a.m.               Summit Goals and Framing Remarks by Dr. Robert McLaughlin, executive director, National Collaborative for Digital Equity

 

9:00 – 9:35 a.m.                Keynote address: "Improving Digital Inclusion with the Community Reinvestment Act", by Barry Wides, deputy comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Treasury Department                                         

 

   9:00 – 9:25 a.m.            Keynote

 

   9:25 – 9:35 a.m.            Q & A

 

9:35 – 10:45 a.m.            Roundtable discussion: identifying greatest challenges to removing key digital divide barriers in LMI communities.

 

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.          Roundtables report-out on their key digital divide challenges

 

11:15 – 12:30 p.m.         Concurrent interactive sessions (offered twice) highlighting promising and proven bank and foundation investment strategies for:

      • Broadband: facilitated by Carol Miller, director of broadband technology, division of economic development, New Hampshire Department. of Business and Economic Affairs.
      • Refurbished and new computers:  Ulrike Smith, CRA Compliance Officer, Franklin Savings Bank
      • Tech Support and Librarian Support: co-facilitated by Ethel Gaides, NCDE director of technology support capacity development and Susan Ballard, NCDE vice-president and director of library services and partnership development
      • High quality content for educational and economic opportunity: Dr. Richard Lumadue (invited), senior manager and customer relations, SkillsCommons,org; and Michael Boehm (invited), educational sales, Rosen Classroom/Lightsail.
      • Software/apps: Dr. Robbie Melton, director, educational apps and open educational resources, NCDE
      • Everyone Counts – fostering full participation in Census 2020: facilitated by TBD

 

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.            Lunch and Resource Showcase

 

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.              Concurrent interactive sessions highlighting promising and proven bank and foundation investment strategies

      • Broadband: facilitated by Carol Miller, director of broadband technology, division of economic development, New Hampshire Department. of Business and Economic Affairs.
      • Refurbished and new computers:  Ulrike Smith, CRA Compliance Officer, Franklin Savings Bank
      • Tech Support and Librarian Support: co-facilitated by Ethel Gaides, NCDE director of technology support capacity development and Susan Ballard, NCDE vice-president and director of library services and partnership development
      • High quality content for educational and economic opportunity: Dr. Richard Lumadue (invited), senior manager and customer relations, SkillsCommons,org; and Michael Boehm (invited), educational sales, Rosen Classroom/Lightsail.
      • Software/apps: Dr. Robbie Melton, director, educational apps and open educational resources, NCDE
      • Everyone Counts – fostering full participation in Census 2020: facilitated by TBD

 

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.              Regional Networking: identifying resources and next steps to address local digital divide challenges

 

4:15 - 4:35 p.m.              Report-Out on regional network recommendations

 

4:35 – 4:40 pm.               Wrap-up

 

Summit Partners

 

 

 American Association of School Administrators

 Appapedia

 Economic Vitality New Hampshire

 Franklin Savings Bank

 MERLOT

 National Collaborative for Digital Equity

 New England School Library Association

 New Hampshire Bankers Association

 New Hampshire Community Development Authority

 New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs, Division of Economic Development

 New Hampshire Department of Education

 New Hampshire GRANIT

 New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership

 New Hampshire School Administrators Association

 New Hampshire School Connectivity Initiative

 New Hampshire Society for Technology in Education

 SkillsCommons

 

 

Cancellation policy

Registrants receive full refund if cancel by no later than October 21st.

National Collaborative for Digital Equity

www.digitalequity.us

National Collaborative for Digital Equity

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