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New Orleans Financial Inclusion Summit

This Summit, held on September 20, 2017, brought together leaders in government, the financial services sector, the disability and asset building communities and Fortune 100 companies to discuss strategies for improving financial access for individuals across the spectrum of disabilities. During breakout sessions, groups worked together to design the next generation of collective efforts that seek to fulfill the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to bring people with disabilities more fully into the economic mainstream. Below, you will find the resources given out at the summit. 

 


 

SUMMIT VIDEO

Check back soon to see videos from NDI's Financial Inclusion Summit in New Orleans.


 

SUMMIT FOLLOW UP AND NEXT STEPS

Check back soon to read a list of suggestions offered during roundtable discussions at the New Orleans Financial Inclusion Summit. The list consists of recommendations and suggestions in four areas:

  1. Ideas about how financial institutions can improve access and long-term relationships with customers across the spectrum of disabilities.
  2. Ideas on how we can work together to build the capacity of government, disability, and other community nonprofit agencies to provide financial education and coaching to improve the financial capability and decision-making of individuals with disabilities.
  3. Suggestions on what people with disabilities want from a banking relationship.
  4. How to educate the disability community about ABLE accounts.