AABC has been selected to be CFEDs Lead State Organization (LSO). CFED (The Corporation for Enterprise Development) is a national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for low-income families and communities. They are considered the most influential asset building organization in the country. As the Alabama LSO, AABC will be a part of a national network of asset building coalitions throughout the nation. The purpose of this Network is to serve as both a learning community and advocacy community-to both enhance member capacity to advocate and deliver asset services, and to foster growth of assets movement leading to opportunities at scale. The network is a hub of action for local, state and federal policy advocacy as well as program implementation.