Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Chevrolet have teamed up to host a series of FREE workshops to educate African American consumers on financial literacy and assist participants in developing concrete steps toward financial security.
The goal of the program is to help demystify the complexities of college financing, understanding credit, share the benefits of long-term money management and budgeting, and offer helpful insights on entrepreneurship and establishing a personal brand.
Formal workshop name: Rainbow PUSH Money Matters sponsored by Chevrolet.
Chicago, IL – June 24 at the Rainbow PUSH National Headquarters
Harlem, NY – September 10 at the Harlem Commonwealth Council
Detroit, MI – October 1 at Wayne County Community College
Atlanta, GA – October 20 at Clark Atlanta University
Washington D.C. – November 12 at Howard University
Oakland, CA – December 3 at Abyssinian Baptist Church
The interactive curriculum for the Money Matters series, taught by some of the nation’s leading public and private sector financial experts, is geared toward helping a cross-section of participants at various levels of financial literacy. Participants can expect to walk away from the FREE sessions with tools and resources to develop best practices that will help support stronger financial health.
Information is shared in an approachable environment with speakers delivering content in an easy to digest format for attendees to gain the best understanding of financing fundamentals.
Curriculum and Speakers (for the Atlanta, GA engagement only):
Budgeting Basics – i.e. how to create and manage a personal budget, pay off debt, and help protect yourself from fraud.
Dominique Broadway – Personal Finance Expert and Money Therapist
Understanding Credit – i.e. understanding how to apply for credit, the meaning of credit scores, cleaning up credit history, and understanding debt.
Bill Cheeks – President, ABBA Associates Inc.
College Financing & Managing Student Loan Debt – i.e. overview of financial options to consider when planning for college, including Financial Aid Programs, and tips on how to manage student loan debt.
Jessica Brown – Founder, College Gurl
Investing 101 – i.e. how to find multiple sources of income, stocks vs. other investments, creating a simple portfolio.
Gail Perry-Mason – Senior Director of Investments, Oppenheimer & Co.
Entrepreneurship – i.e. how to establish your personal brand and get your idea off the ground.
Arian Simone – Entrepreneur, Celebrity Publicist, Author
Upcoming Event Information:
October 20, 2016
10am – 12:30pm
Clark Atlanta University
Bishop Cornelius Henderson Student Center 2nd Floor
223 James P Brawley Jr. Drive
Atlanta, GA 30314
* FREE lunch provided!
To register for the Money Matters workshop in your area, visit http://www.rainbowpush.org/index.php/moneymatters
Live-stream videos through http://www.rainbowpush.org/pages/saturday_morning_forum
The next event in Washington DC on November 12 through http://www.rainbowpush.org/index.php/moneymatters