AFWA Mesa East Valley Chapter Financial Literacy Program
The Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance Educational Foundation supports financial literacy efforts by encouraging chapters to teach financial literacy classes at the local level. Members of the AFWA Mesa East Valley Chapter participate in financial literacy training programs to provide life changing opportunities for member of our community. Our chapter members have strong accounting and finance backgrounds and donate their time and expertise to teach financial basics including banking, budgeting and managing credit. We provide trainging using the FDIC's Money Smart program for adults and young adults which offer a range of modules with easy to follow instructor and participate guides.
Our chapter began our financial literacy efforts with Florence Crittenton, Fresh Start and ABIL.
Florence Crittenton of Arizona is a non-profit organization serving Arizona's girls and their families with programs, including Girls Leadership Academy and community based services, and support to overcome issues of abuse, neglect, teen pregnancy, teen parenting, and behavioral and/or mental health problems. Most important, Florence Crittenton creates safe environments where girls and young women can discover the support of a caring community and the possibility of a bright new future.
Fresh Start’s mission is to empower women to transform their lives through engagement and education. Connecting Women - Changing Lives. Fresh Start Women's Foundation is an Arizona-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping empower women through the services of the Jewell McFarland Lewis-Fresh Start Women's Resource Center. This Center, the first comprehensive self-help center for women in the country, opened in October 2002 and currently provides resources to more than 2,500 women a month.
Arizona Bridge to Independent Living has been empowering people with disabilities for 30 years. Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL) is Arizona’s largest center for Independent Living. ABIL offers and promotes programs designed to empower people with disabilities to take personal responsibility so they may achieve or continue independent lifestyles within the community.
For information on the available training modules, please click the links below.