Category «Advocacy»

2019 National Consumer Protection Week (March 3–9)

From our friends at the FTC: 2/4/2019 blog post National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) 2019 is just around the corner. This year, NCPW is March 3 – 9, 2019. That’s just about a month away, so now is the time to jump into planning. During NCPW, government agencies and consumer protection groups band together to …

True Grit

Step over John Wayne.  After almost ten years of advocating and lobbying by a small group of passionate individuals, with some interchangeable parts, a k-12 financial literacy bill has been signed into law. It will go into effect on April 10th. This bill is as much focused on equity and the importance of quality k-12 …

EITC Awareness Day (January 25th)

From our friends at the IRS:     Did you know that nationwide during 2018, 25 million eligible workers and families received about $63 billion in EITC? The average amount of EITC received nationwide was about $2,488! Join us in making the 13th annual Awareness Day as successful as last year’s. We partnered with more …

America Saves Week (February 25 – March 2)

Plan ahead! America Saves Week brings together diverse nonprofit, government, academic, and business groups to encourage and support Americans to save effectively. America Saves provides participating organizations with useful savings tools and resources ranging from engaging contests to social media posts and graphics to sample presentations and activities. Sign up now to be part of …

Conversation with the Chair: A Teacher Town Hall Meeting

From FederalReservEducation.org: Conversation with the Chair: A Teacher Town Hall Meeting Educators are invited to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s first town hall for kindergarten through post-secondary teachers. After opening remarks, Chairman Powell will take questions from audiences across the country. The event will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, February 6, …

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