ANHD’s 7th Annual Community Development Conference: Build.Community.Power.

Wedneday, April 26, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Empire Ballroom

Featuring: Keynote Speaker

Maria T. VulloSuperintendent of Financial Services, New York State



To see photos from the event taken by our conference photographer Carolina Kroon, click here.


To get a feel for what our conferences are like, here is the schedule from our 7th Annual Conference that took place on Wednesday, April 16, 2017. Click here for our detailed agenda.

8:45 am - 9:15 am        Breakfast & Networking

9:15 am - 9:20 am        Introductory Remarks

9:20 am - 9:30 am        Polling the Audience

9:30 am - 10:00 am      Maria T. Vullo, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services Keynote

10:10 am - 11:25 am    Workshop Track 1

  • Building Power in the Age of Trump
  • Predatory Equity in 2017
  • New Opportunities for Mission-Driven Developers
  • Supporting Immigrant Small Business in a Time of Anti-Immigrant Attacks

11:35 am - 12:50 pm    Workshop Track 2

  • Coalition Building for Urban Resistance
  • The Truth is Out There: Measuring the Reality of Tenant Displacement
  • Mission-Driven Development's Next Frontier: Industrial & Commercial Space
  • Small Business Lending: The Need, The Challenges, The Opportunities

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm        Plated Lunch

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm        Afternoon Policy Plenary: National Perspectives/National Alliances on Key Struggles for the NYC Housing Activist Community

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm        Afternoon Workshop Track

  • Future of Bank Regulation and the Fight for Community Equity
  • Communications Tool Box for Effective Activism
  • Becoming a True Sanctuary City
  • Federal Threats to Local Housing
  • Local and Targeted Hire Policies: Lessons Learned from the Fight for Local Jobs

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm       Cocktail Reception

We Thank These Organizations For Their Support


Dime Community Bank


Morgan Stanley


Deutsche Bank
Goldman Sachs
JPMorgan Chase
TD Bank
Valley National Bank


Bank of America
Capital One
Goldstein Hall


BNY Mellon
Bridgehampton National Bank
Community Preservation Corporation
Mizuho Americas
NeighborWorks America
Richman Housing Resources, LLC
Apple Bank