Category «Advocacy»

FREE Statewide Safe Schools Summit May 18!

MTA’s Division of Training & Professional Learning invites members to the Statewide Safe Schools Summit on May 18, 2019, at Grafton High School from 8:30am to 4pm. The summit is free and made possible with a grant from the National Education Association. The Safe Schools Summit is an activism and advocacy conference in which MTA …

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 …

%d bloggers like this: