Events 2018 Financial Capability Events Financial Inclusion Events

Coin a Better Future: Reaching Out to Financially Vulnerable Families

Date: April 17, 2018, 11:30 to 5:00 pm
Brown Lounge, Brown Hall, Washington University 

Coin a Better Future

Please join us for a special event celebrating Financial Capability Month! Here is the agenda.

Continuing Education Units are available. Please send to Tanika Spencer.   

Learn more about:

  • How social service practitioners help vulnerable families build financial capability and assets
  • Award-winning local and national policy and practice innovation
  • Pioneering resources for teaching financial capability practice

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Ted Beck, president and CEO, The National Endowment for Financial Education
  • Ray Boshara, director, Center for Household Financial Stability, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Darla Spence Coffey, president and CEO, Council on Social Work Education
  • J. Michael Collins, director, Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Mae Watson Grote, founder and CEO, The Financial Clinic
  • Jenny Jones, dean, Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work, Clark Atlanta University
  • Chris Krehmeyer, president and CEO, Beyond Housing
  • Paul Woodruff, executive director, Prosperity Connection; vice-president of community development, St. Louis Community Credit Union

Buffet lunch available.

Reception immediately following the event.

Also introducing the new textbook Financial Capability and Asset Building in Vulnerable Households, by Margaret S. Sherraden, Julie Birkenmaier, and J. Michael Collins.

A limited supply of books will be available for purchase at a discount. Cash and checks are accepted.

“Build financial capability for all” is one of the 12 national Grand Challenges for Social Work.

Sponsored by the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis and the Center for Household Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.