GTA selected as CFED Innovative Idea

innovation@cfed, an initiative of the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), identifies innovative concepts that expand economic opportunity and increases the visibility of solid concepts that have the potential to significantly impact economically vulnerable people. CFED is a national nonprofit dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for low-income families and communities and has long been recognized as a hub of innovative approaches that achieve greater economic impact by linking community practice to private markets and public policy.

As an innovation@cfed Innovative Idea Champion, GTA Founder/Director Patricia Johnson will be participating in the Innovation Marketplace at CFED’s 2010 Assets Learning Conference, The Assets Movement at Its Moment: Creating the Save & Invest Economy, taking place September 22-24, in Washington, DC. The conference will bring together more than 1,000 insightful and influential domestic and international community practitioners, government officials, policymakers, researchers, business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs to discuss innovations, vision and strategies in assets practice, policy and research. The Innovation Marketplace will feature ideas that have the potential to break down the barriers facing economically disadvantaged Americans.

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