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Chicago City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin to Host Youth Financial Empowerment Summit

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As Chicago’s youth skip school for winter break, Chicago City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin to host two-day conference “Whole Lotta Money: Youth Financial Empowerment Summit” provide an engaging educational event for young people to participate in and help fill the financial literacy gaps facing our black and brown communities. City Treasurer’s Office Partners with BMO Harris to Host Financial Literacy Workshops and Financial Resources Fair to Help Youth Learn About Money Management, Financial Education and Other Tools important in helping them prepare for the financial responsibilities of adulthood. There will also be basketball clinics hosted by Humphrey Hoops, Best Basketball and Darren Group Basketball Camp.

On December 23, municipal treasurer Conyears-Ervin will close the summit by thanking the partner organizations and meeting the young participants to discuss with them the importance of preparing for their financial future and taking advantage of the resources made available to them by the office of the treasurer. Representatives from partner organizations such as BMO Harris, Economic Awareness Council, Chicago Park District, Chicago Housing Authority, Humphrey Hoops, Best Basketball and Darren Group will also be on hand with Treasurer Conyears-Ervin.

WHO:
City of Chicago Treasurer, Melissa Conyears-Ervin
Young people from all over Chicago
Representatives of partner organizations

WHEN:
Thursday 23 December 2021
1:00 p.m.

Treasurer Conyears-Ervin to deliver remarks, then meet with youth attending financial literacy workshops, financial resource fair and basketball clinic

OR:
ComEd leisure center
1434 S. Loomis Street
Chicago, Illinois 60608

WHAT:
Chicago City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin will close the Whole Lotta Money: Youth Financial Empowerment Summit from her office. There will be B-roll opportunities where the treasurer will meet young people and visit the financial resources lounge and young people will participate in financial literacy workshops and basketball clinics.