Join CEE for Financial Literacy Month Events

POSTED: March 21, 2013 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

April is Financial Literacy Month (FLM), and as we prepare to lead the industry in outreach, advocacy and awareness, we invite you to join us in New York City and Washington, D.C. for our special events.

Tuesday, April 2
Financial Literacy in the Financial Capital of the World
New York City

CEE will kick-off FLM with a Policy Breakfast at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, April 2.  This event will bring together leaders from business, education and government for a panel discussion on the state of financial literacy education in New York City. Confirmed speakers include Commissioner Jonathan Mintz, NYC Department of Consumer Affairs; Gerald Rosenfeld, Lazard, Ltd; Dr. Michael Staten, Director, Take Charge America Institute; and Nan J. Morrison, President & CEO of CEE.

RSVP for this event.

Thursday, April 11
Bi-partisan policy luncheon on Financial Literacy in the U.S. Senate
Washington, DC

The event is co-sponsored by Senator Hagan (D-NC) and Senator Cochran (R-MS) and will focus on the role of public-private partnerships in bringing quality financial literacy instruction into our nation’s classrooms.  This event will also introduce members of Congress to the National Standards for Financial Literacy.

Confirmed speakers include Senator Thad Cochran; June Atkinson, Superintendent of Public Instruction, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction; Janet Bodnar, Editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance; Jeanne Hogarth, Vice President, Policy, Center for Financial Services Innovation; Frank Keating, President & CEO, American Bankers Association; Richard Ketchum, Chairman & CEO, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); Annamaria Lusardi, Director, George Washington University Global Center for Financial Literacy; and Brian Page, Teacher, Reading High School, Ohio.

Funding for this event is provided by Wells Fargo and 1st Financial Bank.

RSVP for this event.

Friday, April 26
Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill
12:00pm – 3:30pm
Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CEE, in partnership with the Jump$tart Coalition and Junior Achievement USA, will celebrate the 11th annual Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill on April 26 in Washington, D.C. The event’s honorary co-chairs, U.S. Representative Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX) and U.S. Representative Steven Stivers (R-OH), are scheduled to speak, along with other financial literacy dignitaries.

Hill Day is free and open to the public; no registration is required.

In addition to these events, CEE and our network of affiliates will provide free Financial Literacy professional development workshops for educators across the country.

Visit the National Center for Economic and Financial Education for NYC workshops, or find a local affiliate near you for more opportunities.

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