Latino Economic Development Experts Gather At NALCAB Conference in Charlotte, NC

Apr 09, 2013, 17:48 ET from National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB)

Topics to Include the Economic Impact of Immigration Reform

SAN ANTONIO, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- NALCAB – National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders will host its 8th annual national conference at the Charlotte Marriott City Center Hotel in Charlotte, NC. The conference begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. This year's conference theme is Abriendo Puertas al Sueño Americano: Developing Opportunity, Excellence & Entrepreneurship. NALCAB's conference is designed for grassroots leaders to engage and learn from experts in the community economic development field on the issues of financial education, consumer protection, and immigration reform as a catalyst for small business and job creation. See program agenda below.

The NALCAB conference offers the opportunity for participants from across the country to connect with asset building practitioners, funders and public policy makers from both the public and private sectors, to discuss best practices and strategies for economic development in communities of color. More than 200 grassroots and national leaders are expected to attend. 

NALCAB is a national organization that represents more than 90 nonprofit organizations in 32 states and the District of Columbia that focus on job creation, neighborhood stabilization and consumer financial education.

NALCAB's 2013 National Conference

Public policy makers, funders and executive asset-building practitioners

Tuesday, April 16 at 8:30amWednesday, April 17 adjourning at 2:00pm

Marriott City Center Hotel, 100 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202


This year's conference premier sponsor is Wells Fargo

About: NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders is a San Antonio based nonprofit organization that represents and serves over 90 members in 32 states including the District of Columbia.  Members are a geographically and ethnically diverse group of nonprofit community and economic development organizations that are anchor institutions in our nation's Latino communities. NALCAB's mission is to build financial and human assets as well as real estate and technology resources for Latino families, communities, and organizations. For additional information, visit NALCAB's press room or go to

Hilda Bustos
Mobile (210) 215-4031

Para Español: Eliana Rodríguez
Mobile (512) 786-2932

SOURCE National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB)