Community Development Financial Institutions

LANCASTER, Sept. 8—The House Majority Policy Committee convened a hearing Friday afternoon to discuss the need for Community Development Financial Institutions and support for workforce development in certain Pennsylvania communities. The hearing, hosted at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster, featured testimony from the Spanish American Civic Association (SACA), Community First Fund, and ASSETS

  • Hosts: Rep. Ismail Smith-Wade-El (D-Lancaster)
  • Testifiers:
    • Jose R. Lopez- CEO, Spanish American Civic Association (SACA)
    • Marlyn Barbosa- Chief Workforce Development Officer, SACA
    • Jonathan Encarnacion- Board Member, Community First Fund
    • Alba Fernandez- Senior Vice President, Director of Lending, Community First Fund
    •  Jaime Arroyo- CEO, ASSETS

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage