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WHO ARE WE?

The Alabama Jump$tart Coalition is a non-profit organization that was established in December 2002 in Alabama to increase financial education in kindergarten through college.  Alabama Jump$tart is a proud affiliate of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy which is based in Washington, D.C. and was first convened in 1995. For more information, visit the National Jump$tart website at www.jumpstart.org

MISSION STATEMENT:

The Alabama Jump$tart Coalition seeks to increase financial literacy for all K-16 students in Alabama by collaborating with other organizations in Alabama to promote financial literacy.

VISION STATEMENT:

The Alabama Jump$tart Coalition envisions a time when all Alabama young people will be financially literate and equipped to achieve lifetime financial goals upon graduation from high school.  http://www.jumpstart.org/reality-check.html


Alabama Jump$tart Coalition Events and Meetings

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2015 Events: 

December 2015:   Statewide Meeting for Members and Friends of Alabama Jump$tart

You are cordially invited to attend the 2015 Alabama Jump$tart Coalition for Financial Literacy's Statewide meeting.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 9th at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Birmingham Branch from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.   The event is free, however registration is required to attend the event.  

Registration Link:  http://2015jumpstart.brownpapertickets.com/

The luncheon speaker will be Mrs. Glenda Allred, Deputy State Treasurer for the State of Alabama.  Other speakers include Mr. Dan Lord, Education & Public Affairs Manager for the Alabama Securities Commission and Dr. Carol B Centrallo, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University.  

Attendee will have the opportunity to network with other financial education advocates, learn about new or updated about financial literacy materials, discover avenues of advocacy for volunteering, and hear from financial experts regarding financial education.  The tentative agenda is listed belowL

9:30 am – Doors Open/Check-in

10:00 am – Welcome

10:15 am – Workshop

11:15 – Coalition Meeting

12:00 – Lunch

1:05 – Workshop

2:00 – Final Remarks (Panel)

 

Holiday SeasonMerry Christmas and Happy New Year wishes to you and your family for a safe and fun-filled holiday time!  As you and your family celebrate in your own special way during the holiday season, remember to teach kids about the importance of learning financial literacy skills:   http://www.jumpstart.org/money-smart-child.htm