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Financial Literacy Day of Service

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Financial Literacy

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

 

Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) and Banking on Our Future (BOOF) Maryland join forces to support the Capitol City Hoops Classic in Annapolis, Maryland, May 24-26, 2014.

On Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25, 2014, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM UFSC will have a Financial Literacy Day of Service where YOU can volunteer to teach elite  basketball players the importance of understanding money and personal finance.  We need 5 more volunteers to teach in two hour teaching blocks between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

The financial literacy workshops will take place at Pip Moyer Recreation Center at Truxton Park, 273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis, Maryland, 21403. BOOF- Maryland will provide training and financial literacy curriculum to all volunteers.  This will be an exciting opportunity for financial professionals like YOU to interact with our youth and share critical financial empowerment and education during the UFSC Day Financial Literacy Weekend of Service in Annapolis, Maryland.

There will be one last volunteer webinar training sessions that will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 6:30 pm – 7:30pm.  Webinar details will be provided to those who register to volunteer.

If you are interested, please respond by Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 12 noon for the 5 remaining volunteer slots.  For more details and information regarding this event contact Ditu Kasuyi UFSC Advisory Board President at president@ufscnet.org.

To get more information about the tournament, please visit the tournament website http://www.capitolcityhoopclassic.com/index.cfm

Operation HOPE Banking on Our Future (BOOF) program educates youth ages 9-18 at no cost to school districts and community-based organizations, with a focus on urban, underserved communities.  The program consists of five modules that have been designed for use across the U.S. The modules have been aligned with the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics compiled by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  The modules are delivered by members of Operation HOPE’€™s volunteer HOPE CORPS, who not only provide information and skills that are critical in establishing a strong financial foundation, while exposing students to both role models for academic success an  a wealth of  professional opportunities.  Banking on Our Future has educated over 615,000 students, to-date!  For more information about Operation HOPE and the Banking on Our Future Program, visit their website at http://www.operationhope.org/

 

Urban Financial Services CoalitionUrban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) formerly known as the National Association of Urban Bankers (NAUB), is an organization of minority professionals in the financial services industry and related fields.  Affiliation with UFSC offers a unique opportunity to influence the shape of the banking and financial services industries.  UFSC promotes the personal and professional development of its members as well as improvement in the financial condition of our ethnically and culturally diverse communities through education, home ownership and local economic development. UFSC supports programs that offer practical benefits for minority financial services professionals, banks and financial institutions.