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Conference News


Office of Financial Inclusion Launches

Today, Chicago City Treasurer Stephanie Neely, launched the new Office of Financial Inclusion (OFI). The launch event took place at Instituto del Progreso Latino and included community partners, financial institutions, and other community stakeholders. The office will provide resources for Chicagoans at all stages of life – kids, youth, adults and seniors. The website offers […]

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Early Bird Registration Extended

Thanks to those who have already registered for the IABG Conference: Ideas in Motion taking place this October 8th & 9th at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. For those of you who still need to register, we are extending the early bird registration deadline to Wednesday, September 24th. The Illinois Asset Building Group Conference […]

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6 Fun Facts About the Chicago Fed

This year’s IABG conference takes place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. What better place to talk about asset building and financial stability. Talking about money doesn’t always have to be serious business! Here are some fun facts about the Federal Reserve of Chicago: The Chicago Fed, as it is informally called, is one […]


Apply for a Scholarship Today

It is our hope to make this event more affordable for agencies working directly with low-income populations, non-profits committed to promoting economic equality in communities of color, and participants of asset-building programs by offering a select number of scholarships to organizations with limited budgets. A limited number of scholarships are available for non-profit partners in […]


Now Accepting Workshop Proposals

Ideas in Motion, the 2014 Illinois Asset Building Group conference, will take place on October 8th & 9th at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. We are now accepting workshop proposals for the statewide conference. Our conference brings together leaders in the asset building field to share promising practices and engage in discussions about how […]