Building Generational Wealth Series Forum Hosted By Asm. Charles Fall



Friday evening, Assemblyman Charles D. Fall (D-Richmond, Manhattan, Brooklyn), hosted part one of a series of forums centering on building generational wealth. The venue host was Canvas Institute located at 150 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY.

This informational forum – set to assist current and new small business owners, homeowners and entrepreneurs – was attended by guest speakers from Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), New York State Economic Development Corporation/MWBE, Lower East Side Peoples Credit Union, Small Business Services (SBS) and the Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS).  Personal testimonials were given by Emanual Bloomfield-Jones and Mohammed Diallo.

Community Partners of the event included; Central Family Life Center, Uncle Chase Foundation, ACASI, K-Woods Foundation, MISSI, Beautiful Heartbeats Inc. and ASAAL and was attended by well over 50 guests seeking state, local and nonprofit assistance on empowerment, building wealth, small business and entrepreneurial concepts. This is just one of several forums that Assemblyman Fall plans on hosting throughout the upcoming year.

“It was an honor to host part one of a series of generational wealth forums, I plan to put together in the upcoming year. As we move closer to a full recovery from the COVID pandemic, the information shared last night will shed light for current and prospective small business owners, homeowners and entrepreneurs located in the 61st Assembly District.

I would like to extend a special thanks to Bobby Digi, Canvas Institute, Mohammed Diallo, Emanual Bloomfield-Jones, Christina Dellaventura, LISC, Diana Switaj, NYCEDC, Dalsie Andrade from MWBE/NYSEDC, Tyler D’Aquino, Lower East Side Peoples Credit Union, Eric Parker, SBS and Alfred Gill, Neighborhood Housing Services, along with the Community Partners who collaborated with my team to put on this important informational forum. Please keep your eyes and ears open on additional events, I plan to host in the upcoming months.” said Assemblyman Charles D. Fall

Banner Image: Generational wealth. Image Credit – Morgan Housel

Assemblyman Charles D. Fall

Assemblymember Charles Fall represents New York’s 61st Assembly District covering the North Shore of Staten Island, where he has resided his whole life. Fall is the first Muslim and African-American Assemblymember elected from Staten Island. He comes from a working-class family of six. His parents immigrated to Staten Island from Guinea, West Africa, and displayed a commitment to improving the lives of those around them. Fall’s legislative priorities revolve around comprehensive strategies to ensure stable and healthier communities. This includes expanding resources for teachers, parents and students to resolve academic disparities, creating affordable housing options, ensuring individuals and families have sufficient health coverage and access to vital services, improving transportation infrastructure and other long-standing community concerns on the North Shore.

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