We invite you to attend the 2012 Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition (ONAC) Conference, on June 11, 2012, held at the Reed Conference Center, 5800 Will Rogers Road, Midwest City, OK 73110.
During the conference, we will examine the current state of Native asset building in Oklahoma; have opportunities for peer learning; share information about Native asset building models, funding sources, partnership opportunities, research, training and technical assistance; and learn about ONAC next steps and ways to be involved in the Coalition.
At the end of the day, we will have a networking reception and provide ONAC membership information. We invite you to participate in this interactive conference.
Who should attend the conference?
Those interested and engaged in Native asset building in Oklahoma. We invite Tribal leaders, Tribal program directors, Native nonprofits, Native asset building practitioners and researchers, state representatives, students, cultural advisors, policy organizations, funders, financial institutions and financial institution regulatory bodies, national asset building organizations, inter-tribal organizations, representatives from the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians, IRS, and Administration for Children and Families, and others interested in tribal asset building in Oklahoma to attend.
Conference Schedule: June 11, 2012
- 9:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
- 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Conference
- 5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Networking Reception and Membership Drive
The 2012 ONAC Conference Fee is $25.00.
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The registration deadline for the ONAC conference is June 5, 2012. Attendees paying by check should mail their payment by June 1, 2012. Attendees who are not able to mail their check by June 1st should bring a check with them to the conference.
Registration Fee Waiver:
If you need an ONAC Conference Fee Waiver, please contact Christy Finsel at email@example.com to request a waiver. Once approved, please enter the registration fee waiver discount code in the online registration form.
If you have any questions about the conference registration, please contact Christy Finsel, ONAC Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (405) 401-7873.
What is ONAC?
The Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition (ONAC) represents a consortium of Oklahoma tribes and partners interested in establishing asset-building initiatives and programs in Native communities, for the purpose of creating greater opportunities for economic security of tribal citizens.
What is ONAC’s role with Native asset building?
ONAC is working with constituents and partners to increase the number of Native asset building opportunities in the state such as:
- financial education programs
- credit builder programs
- matched savings account programs such as Child Savings Accounts and Individual Development Accounts
- microfinance programs
- homeownership and foreclosure prevention programs
- employment programs
- entrepreneurial programs
- free tax preparation at Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites, etc.