Join the Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network for a webinar featuring A&O Steering Committee Member Marie Morse, Executive Director of Homestead CS, and Matt Hull, Executive Director of Texas Association of Community Development Corporations, as they explore alternative options to payday lending in the Hoosier state.
Click here to register for the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8699322103059278347
About the Presenters:
Matt Hull has served as executive director of the Texas Association of CDCs for the past six years. He served as executive director for Habitat for Humanity of Texas for four years, and before that was with the Texas Association of CDCs as Director of Policy and Research (almost six years) and Policy Analyst (for three years). Earlier in his career, he was with The Corporation for Enterprise Development, now known as Prosperity Now. In all of these positions, Matt has demonstrated dedication to expanding economic opportunity for low-income families and communities.
Marie Morse has been with Lafayette Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc. dba Homestead Consulting Services since 1985. She has held various positions within the organization including financial, programming and management positions. She has been the Executive Director of the organization since 2007. Marie has learned from the ground up and has expertise in housing counseling, non-profit finances, fundraising, board governance, staff management, property development, neighborhood relations, mortgage lending and small dollar lending. Marie was instrumental in bringing one of the first homebuyers clubs in the nation to Lafayette in 1990. She has developed two Section 42 tax credit projects, the most recent being the conversion of a former high school into 74 units of senior housing with non-profit commercial space. Since becoming Executive Director, Marie has overseen the development of the foreclosure prevention counseling program, received re-certification as a Community Development Financial Institute, obtained certification as a local HUD housing counseling agency, brought Bank On and the Federal Reserve Money Smart week to Tippecanoe County, managed more than 8.9 million in program funding, helped over 4,600 families understand their housing options and saved over $130 million dollars’ worth of homes from foreclosure. Marie has received a Distinguished Citizen Award from the City of Lafayette and was recognized by the Indiana General Assembly for outstanding service. She currently serves as a member of the steering committee for the Indiana Assets and Opportunity Network.
About the Network:
The Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network is a statewide coalition that creates learning opportunities for community leaders, advocates on policies that affect low-to-moderate income families, and builds capacity for organizations aimed to increase financial stability. It is co-led by Prosperity Indiana and the Indiana Institute for Working Families (IIWF).
Note: Registration for the first Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network (the Network) training is free. Additional trainings will be restricted to members of the Network. For more information about becoming a member of the Network, contact Logan Charlesworth at firstname.lastname@example.org.