Japanese American Cultural and Community Center

244 S San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Join us in Los Angeles for the 2017 Teaching and Learning Conference, CCEDA’s hallmark event that brings together community economic development practitioners, funders, policymakers, and advocates from across California for a full day of conversation and collaboration. This year’s conference will focus on proposed changes in federal and state policy, anticipated impacts for the community economic development field, and how we can address these challenges together in the months ahead. Speakers and panelists will focus on timely issues including federal community economic development finance programs, tax reform, the future of the Community Reinvestment Act, new state financing tools including Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts (EIFDs) and Community Revitalization and Investment Authorities (CRIAs), and


9:00 am- 9:30 am

Registration & Breakfast

9:30 am- 10:00 am

Opening Remarks

Brian Angus –CEO Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

10:00 am-11:45 am

Federal – Views from Washington

Local Initiatives Support Corporation- Tunua Thrash-Ntuk-Executive Director

Enterprise – KeAndra Dodds – Senior Program Director, Policy and Special Initiatives

National Community Reinvestment CoalitionJesse Von Tol– Chief Operation Officer

12:00 pm-1:30 pm


Gordon Chin-Founding Executive Director of

Chinatown Community Development Center

Presentation of Lifetime Achievement Award in memory of Marva Smith Battle-Bey  

State- What’s Next for California

1:30 pm- 3:15pm

California Budget and Policy CenterChris Hoene-Executive Director

Kosmont Companies- Larry Kosmont– President & CEO


Looking Forward from our Communities



For more information

Contact Sharalle Horn – or 213-625-0105