Regional meetings to look at assets and economic security

The Oklahoma Asset Building Coalition is hosting a series of regional meetings on asset building strategies for increasing the financial security of families and communities throughout Oklahoma. Anyone working in the private sector, public sector or a non-profit with an interest in how building assets can expand and strengthen economic security is invited to attend these meetings that will be held from 10:00 AM to 2:00 pm, with lunch provided, on the following days:

  • Broken Arrow, August 31st;
  • Durant, Sept. 14th;
  • Oklahoma City, Sept. 28th;
  • Lawton, Sept. 29th;
  • Woodward, Sept. 30th

The meetings will provide an opportunity to learn more about:

  • tools such as the Self-Sufficiency Standard and the Assets and Opportunities Scorecard;
  • asset building programs and policies, such as financial education, Individual Development Accounts, and the Earned Income Tax Credit; and
  • the work of the Oklahoma Asset Building Coalition and how you can become involved.

We hope you will participate in one of these meetings around the state. For information on exact locations and how to register, click here [PDF].


Former Executive Director David Blatt joined OK Policy in 2008 and served as its Executive Director from 2010 to 2019. He previously served as Director of Public Policy for Community Action Project of Tulsa County and as a budget analyst for the Oklahoma State Senate. He has a Ph.D. in political science from Cornell University and a B.A. from the University of Alberta. David has been selected as Political Scientist of the Year by the Oklahoma Political Science Association, Local Social Justice Champion by the Dan Allen Center for Social Justice, and Public Citizen of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers.

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