The Metropolitan Washington Bankers Group (MWBG) works to improve the quality of life in communities throughout the Greater Washington, D.C. area. MWBG’s efforts and initiatives in financial education have been ongoing since its founding. MWBG elevated financial education and financial literacy to one of its core areas of advocacy.
MWBG recognizes that basic financial knowledge is a life skill that people at all ages need in order to function successfully in today’s world. And, bankers are uniquely qualified to share sound financial management and basic money management skills.
MWBG has four strategic pillars:
- Professional Development – will develop, grow and hone the skills of all members to be able to improve their performance as community reinvestment professionals
- Policy Issues – will help member financial institutions understand policies at a local and federal level that may impact community reinvestment in low-and-moderate-income communities
- Compliance – helps members stay abreast of the various regulations that govern community reinvestment
- Outreach – will be responsible for growing the membership of the MWBG to include national, regional and community –based financial institutions with a focus on community reinvestment
Our goal is simple – to collectively ensure our communities and neighborhoods are good places to live, work, raise families and do business. We do this in partnership with our nonprofit partners focused on the following areas: