HOLLYWOOD — A five-day interactive training program offered through the Native Learning Center will highlight financial education training techniques, activities and resources tailored for youth.
“Building Native Communities: Financial Empowerment for Teens & Young Adults” will be held online Jan. 25-29, 2021.
Participants will learn about financial education with an emphasis on educating children on how to become financially fit. Agenda topics include building thriving native communities; money in Native cultures; banking 101 – check it out; credit journey – thriving, not surviving; credits and loans – understanding, applying and managing; financial milestones; college readiness and understanding student loans; and managing per capita and lump sum payments.
The trainers are expected to be Stephanie Cote and Lanalle Smith, both from Oweesta Corp.
In order to obtain a certification, participants must participate in 90% of the training and have a working webcam.
Registration is free. For more information, go to nativelearningcenter.com.