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Mayoral Reception to Kick Off Bank On 2.0

Friday December 6, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY


In September, the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund announced the creation of Bank On 2.0, a new effort to create a unified, national approach to delivering safe, affordable banking products and services to low-income and under-banked people through municipal programs across the country.


WHAT:

MAYORAL RECEPTION TO KICK OFF BANK ON 2.0
Mayor Greg Fischer joins with public officials and representatives from CFE’s member cities to celebrate the annual CFE Forum and discuss ways to advance financial empowerment initiatives to promote financial stability among underserved populations.


WHEN:
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
5:30 PM


WHERE:
Metro Hall Rotunda, 527 W. Jefferson St, Louisville, KY 40202


WHO:
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer ; Louisville Metro Community Services and Revitalization and local Bank On Louisville partners; San Francisco Treasurer José Cisneros; Jonathan Mintz, New York City Commissioner of Consumer Affairs and President of the Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund; and representatives from Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Newark, NJ; and Savannah, GA and JPMorgan Chase



MEDIA CONTACT:

For more information and to RSVP, please contact Debbie Belt, Debbie.Belt@louisvilleky.gov, 502-574-6587 / 502-303-6167

Special thanks to Metro United Way and Four Roses Distillery for sponsoring this reception.

About the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund
The CFE Fund supports municipal efforts to improve the financial stability of households by leveraging opportunities unique to local government. By translating cutting edge experience with large scale programs, research, and policy in cities of all sizes, the CFE Fund assists mayors and other local leaders to identify, develop, fund, implement, and research pilots and programs that help families build assets and make the most of their financial resources. For more information, please visit www.cfefund.org or email us at info@cfefund.org. Follow us on Twitter @CFEfund or like us on Facebook.

About the JPMorgan Chase Foundation
The JPMorgan Chase Foundation is the charitable arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm and its foundation give approximately $200 million annually to nonprofit organizations around the world. Giving is focused on growing the economy and strengthening communities through the support of affordable housing, workforce readiness, and financial empowerment of people in underserved communities. The Foundation also leads volunteer service activities for employees in local communities worldwide. The JPMorgan Chase Foundation aims to build strong communities and help address economic and social challenges, using its strength, global reach, expertise, relationships, and access to capital. More information is available at www.jpmorganchase.com. Follow us on Twitter @Chase.

In Kentucky, JPMorgan Chase employs more than 1,100 people and serves 386,000 consumer customers through nearly 70 branches and 237 ATMs located throughout the state.

About Louisville Metro Community Services and Revitalization
Serving as host for the annual CFE Forum next week, Louisville Metro Community Services and Revitalization (CSR) is a community leader in the financial empowerment movement which includes launching Bank On Louisville in 2010, and creating a Financial Empowerment/economic Development division within its own department in 2013. CSR’s mission is the revitalization of Louisville Metro communities by assisting low to moderate income residents of Metro Louisville in need with economic assistance, social services, and affordable housing with the goal of making them safe and self-sufficient. More information is available at www.louisvilleky.gov/csr or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/louisvillecsr.



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