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Border Summit To Focus On Community and Economic Development Issues

JULY 24, 2012 - 9:00 AM to JULY 27, 2012 - 5:00 PM CT

McAllen, TX

Come learn about community and economic development issues in the US-Mexico Border region at the 2012 Border Summit: Pathways to Sustainable Communities.  Sponsored by the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB), the event will attract over 200 executive level asset-building practitioners, public policy makers and funders. Topics will include affordable housing and small business development, plus information on the Border Community Capital Initiative, which was announced on June 12 by HUD, USDA and CDFI.  Speakers include:

  • Don Graves, Executive Director of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitveness at the White House
  • Yolanda Chavez, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs, HUD
  • Judith Canales, Acting Deputy Under Secretary, USDA
  • Mayor Richard Cortez, McAllen, TX
  • Mayor Arturo Garino, Nogales, AZ
  • Mayor Raul Salinas, Laredo, TX

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