This morning, OFN awarded Chicago-based LUCHA, one of the Midwest’s premier affordable housing organizations, with our 2018 Justice Grant. The annual award recognizes organizations with a mission that supports economic, political, or social justice in the U.S.
President Charlie Evans delivered opening remarks at the OFN Conference Opening Plenary. He talked about HOLC and the importance of community and economic development at the Chicago Fed and to the economy.
At the 34th Annual OFN Conference, our theme, CDFIs: Agents of Change, is a reflection of Chicago’s history of community activism.
“The plenaries are open to all attendees and are a big highlight at the Conference.I’m especially excited about the speakers and topics that we are presenting this year,” says Donna Fabiani, OFN’s EVP of Knowledge Sharing.
A Mississippi credit union has expanded into Alabama, and a partnership with Regions is helping pave the way.
Regions Bank has agreed to donate one of its branches in Montgomery to allow Hope Credit Union to grow in the state.