Asset Protection and Asset Building

ASSET PROTECTION AND ASSET BUILDING: State and Local Options

Summit advocates presented a host of options for both state and local policymakers to move forward with programs and polices to support families in building and protecting their assets.


State Policy
Olivia Calderon, California Legislative Director, New America Foundation
Recommendations to Promote Asset Building
Fact Sheet: Asset Building
Legislative History: Asset Building


Local Programs and Policy

Sarah Brennan, Policy Deputy, Office of Councilmember Richard Alarcón, Los Angeles City Council, District 7

Even in Tight Times, Room for Innovation: Low & Moderate-Cost Asset Building & Asset Protection Policies


Leigh Phillips, Manager, Office of Financial Empowerment Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector, City and County of San Francisco & Sunaena Chhatry, Senior Policy Associate, EARN

Taking Local Programs to Scale: The Role of Public and Nonprofit Agencies in Advancing the Assets Agenda