Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Fourth Annual EMHI Summit

The Minnesota Home Ownership Center is pleased to announce that the 2010 Emerging Markets Home Ownership Initiative (EMHI) summit has been scheduled for December 8, 2010 at the Continuing Education and Conference Center on the St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota.

The Annual EMHI Summit is a hallmark of the Center’s dedication to the EMHI mission of working to promote homeownership parity. This year's Summit will bring together industry and community stakeholders to develop tools, resources, and best practices aimed at increasing homeownership opportunities for Minnesota’s emerging markets.

The agenda will include:
  • A welcome from MN Home Ownership Center Executive Director Julie Gugin;
  • Michael Grover, community affairs manager from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and John Patterson, director of research and evaluation at Minnesota Housing, will provide a comprehensive analysis of the current status of emerging markets homeownership in Minnesota. A traditional part of the EMHI Summit, this presentation will offer thought-provoking insight into the status of emerging markets homeownership and how the current economic environment has impacted effort;
  • Representatives from the industry, including Michael A Haley, of Identity Theft Shield, Nancy Hostetler of Open Door Home Loans (Bell Mortgage) and Roxanny Armendariz of Neighborhood Development Alliance will offer practical insights into client credit issues facing members of emerging markets. Discussions will include credit repair and Fair Issac scoring;
  • Keynote Speaker: Angela Glover Blackwell (Pending)

    Angela Glover Blackwell is a national leader for social justice and equity. She seeks to strenghten America by creating stronger low-income communities and communities of color. A former Sr. vice president at the Rockefeller Foundation, she has appeared on Nightline, PBS's NOW, and is a frequent commentator on public radio's Marketplace and the Tavis Smiley Show. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, the LA Times and the San Francisco Chronicle.
The Summit is designed primarily for realtors, lenders, non-profits, elected officials, and others working in the homeownership arena, but is open to all.

The Summit is FREE and 3.5 hours of Real Estate CEU credits have been applied for.

REGISTER TODAY: http://emhisummit2010.eventbrite.com

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