Save the Date: Rural Places, Rural Spaces

Save the Date

Rural Places, Rural Spaces: Closing Financial Service Gaps in Persistent Poverty America

Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, Mississippi
February 12, 2019

Keynote Remarks by
Jerome H. Powell
Chairman, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Hosted by Hope Enterprise Corporation

Join leaders in banking, philanthropy, impact investing, and community development to engage in action-oriented dialogue around addressing the financial service gaps that limit economic mobility for many rural people and places.

Other Confirmed Speakers
(More to be announced)

• Maurice Jones, LISC
• Dan Letendre, Bank of America
• Lisa Mensah, Opportunity Finance Network
• Jesse Van Tol, National Community Reinvestment Coalition
• Bill Bynum, Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union

The Forum will be preceded on February 11 by a Mississippi Delta Civil Rights/ Community Development Tour.

Event registration and lodging information available here.

If you have questions about the conference, please contact Sean Perkins, Executive Administrative Officer, at or 601-944-4155.


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