2012 Assets Learning Conference

The ASSET Initiative: Summary, Lessons, Promising Practices

September 20, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Room: Washington 4

The ASSET Initiative, sponsored by the Administration for Children and Families, HHS, brings asset-building tools, strategies and resources to staff and participants of all ACF Programs. Asset-building tools include savings and matched savings, tax credits and tax filing assistance, managing credit and debt, getting banked and financial education, and access to public benefits. This workshop will summarize key lessons and will highlight promising asset building practices within Head Start, child support, child welfare and TANF Programs, among others.


  • Diann Dawson, Administration for Children and Families
  • Denise DeVaan, ICF International
  • Carole Norris, ICF International
  • Anne Yeoman, AFI Resource Center
  • AFI Regional Consultants
 This session is sponsored by IDA sponsor, the Assets for Independence Program.