Spending for Equity: How the American Rescue Plan Act and other federal funds can support inclusive economies

The Shared Prosperity Partnership is excited to announce a new webinar series, Spending for Equity: How the American Rescue Plan Act and other federal funds can support inclusive economies, Thursday, Sept. 23.

This Monthly Webinar Series Will Feature

  • Expert analysis of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and other federal spending bills and regulations that could fuel a significant change in how cities pursue economic development goals.
  • Stories and strategies from local leaders who are using federal dollars to create more inclusive economies
    Open discussions amongst practitioners looking for smart, practical guidance to shape the flow of federal funds
  • Our series kicks off with a discussion featuring Lourdes German, an expert on municipal finance, speaking about how cities are meeting ARPA’s equity requirements and a panel discussion about how Fresno’s DRIVE plan is guiding city spending.
  • Future webinars will address how community organizations can “follow the money” to ensure accountability, and how communities are spending ARPA funds for process innovation to secure better outcomes over the long term.