August 22, 2011, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Roundtable Discussion on Building Financial Foundations for Native Communities >>

August 9th, 2011

August 22, 2011, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Roundtable Discussion on Building Financial Foundations for Native Communities

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be hosting a roundtable discussion in Honolulu, HI, on building financial futures for Native communities. The roundtable titled, “Building a Financial Foundation: Access to Capital in Native Communities,” will take place on Monday, August 22nd, at 9:00 a.m. HST in Room 301B at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu, HI. The roundtable will be hosted by Loretta Tuell, Majority Staff Director and Chief Counsel, Senate Indian Affairs Committee.
The Committee is interested in gathering information about challenges, solutions, and successes in accessing capital for Native community development initiatives. Topics of interest include:

  • loan guarantees and alternative lenders;
  • economic development and job creation strategies;
  • housing, such as self-help, new construction and rehabilitation;
  • renewable energy, infrastructure and access; and
  • cultural and sacred site preservation.

Please RSVP if you plan on attending this roundtable and include any particular issues you would like discussed at the roundtable.

To rsvp, please contact Christiane Cardoza at 202-224-2251 or roundtable@indian.senate.gov

For more information about the roundtable or the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, please visit: http://indian.senate.gov/

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