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Financial Literacy Day of Service

Financial Literacy

Urban Financial Services Coalition and Operation Hope Future (BOOF) DC join forces to invite you to a Money and Technology Empowerment Breakfast as a part of the Financial Literacy Day of Service in Washington, D.C. on September 24, 2014.


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Individuals attending the Congressional Black Caucus 44th Annual Legislative Conference, professionals and business owners in the Northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland areas, are invited to kick of the Financial Literacy Day of Service at 8:00 am, with a thought provoking panel discussion at the Microsoft Retail Store, at The Fashion Centre, Pentagon City Mall.  The discussion will feature panelist from Microsoft, government agencies and community organizations, who will talk about how technology and money can work together to make communities more financially savvy.  Seating is Limited, Reserve your spot today.

The additional Financial Literacy Day of Service activities that will be taking place on Wednesday, September 24, are as follows:

11:00 am – 2:00 pm Financial Literacy for Youth at Kenmore Middle School:

Nothing is more exciting than providing financial literacy for over 300 school students at Kenmore Middle school, located at 200 South Carlin Springs Road, Arlington, Virginia 22204.  We need 18 volunteers, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm that are passionate about depositing the seeds of financial literacy in the minds of middle school students that will grow into financially savvy minority professionals.  Banking on Our Future (BOOF) DC will provide training and financial literacy curriculum to all volunteers.

For volunteers that have not been trained to teach the BOOF curriculum there will be the following two webinar training sessions (need only to attend one):

September 17, 2014 5:30pm – 6:30pm

September 18, 2014 1:30pm – 2:30pm

The details of the webinar will be provided to those who register to teach the middle school students.  The school will only allow registered volunteers to enter the school.


5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Green Carpet Networking Reception:

This Financial Literacy Day of Service would not be complete without an opportunity to network with the power players from Washington D.C, Northern Virginia and Maryland.  Washington DC’s newest financial institution, Premara Bank, will be the host for this networking event.  Premara Bank Office is located at 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Branch, Washington, DC 20004.

For more information or questions, please email or contact Ditu Kasuyi at 804-651-7739.


This event is made possible by the generous support of Wilson Wealth Management Group; Urban Financial Services Eastern Region; Central Maryland Chapter of Urban Financial Services Coalition; AD2 Consulting and many individual donors.

Operation of Hope

Hope On The WayOperation HOPE’S 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 and 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


Urban Financial Services Coalition

The Urban 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.


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