Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM PDT
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Washington State Historical Society Museum 
1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402

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Ryan Davis, Interim Executive Director 
Washington Asset Building Coalition 

MISSION POSSIBLE: Increasing Equity and Opportunity through New Approaches to Asset Building 

It's time for change. Now more than ever, we need new ideas and systems to ensure financial security is accessible to all Washingtonians. Join us - in person! - to learn, network and be inspired by new approaches to building assets - savings, homeownership, education & financial empowerment - that increase equity and opportunity for all.

 Conference Agenda:

  • Using Brain Science to Create New Pathways out of Poverty 
Dr. Elisabeth Babcock, CEO, Economic Mobility Pathways
  • Creating a Foundation: The Promise of K-12 Financial Education

Rebecca Maxcy, Director of the Financial Education Initiative, University of Chicago

Barbara Scully, CTE Instructor, Pasco School District

Nancy Pappas, Statewide Programs Director, Junior Acheivement of Washington

  • Increasing Opportunities to Save
Gosia Tomaszewska, Director, Commonwealth
  • A New Approach to IDA's
Holly McGuire, Director of Economic Opportunity, Oregon IDA Initiative
  • Bringing Baby Bonds to Washington State
Washington State Treasurer Mike Pellicciotti
  • Changing the Systems Impacting Financial Security

Lori Pfingst, Senior Director, DSHS

Carlos David Garcia, Executive Director, Neighborhood Partnerships

Mele Miller, Chief Operations Officer, Seattle Credit Union

James Taylor, Director of Financial Counseling, Sound Outreach

  • New Approaches for Inclusive and Equitable Financial Services, 

Jennifer Quiroz, Executive Director, Bank ON Washington

Sandhya Nakhasi, CEO, Community Credit Lab

Elizabeth Escobar Chief Business Officer, Express Credit Union

Launching the Working Families Tax Credit in 2023: What you need to know

Departments of Commerce and Revenue, and the WFTC Campaign

Registration Details:

Registration fee includes lunch, parking and reception.


MISSION POSSIBLE is possible with the grateful support of our sponsors:


Department of Commerce