Financial literacy initiative by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams

posted Apr 4, 2014, 8:57 AM by Sylwia Jasinski

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launched his borough-wide financial literacy initiative by announcing a month of empowerment and education events across Brooklyn in April.

Financial Literacy Empowerment Month: 
Building One Brooklyn through Financial Education

List of Free workshops and seminars for the month of April 2014

APRIL 3
Topic: Budgeting
Name of organization: Bridge Street Development Corp.
Address: 475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 6:30 p.m.     Website: www.bsdcorp.org

APRIL 5
Topic:  Youth Financial Literacy Workshop (13-18 years of age/parents welcome)
Name of organization: NHS Bedford-Stuyvesant
Location: 1012 Gates Avenue, 1st Floor, Brooklyn NY
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.              Website: www.NHSBedStuy.org

Topic: Financial Empowerment Fair
Name of organization: Brooklyn Public Library
Location: Central Library Commons, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.                  Website: www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org

Topic: Health & Wealth Expo
Name of organization: Primerica
Location: 444 Thomas S. Boyland Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 10 a.m.         Website: www.Primerica.com

APRIL 7
Topic: A Small Business Chat
Name of organization: Popular Community Bank
Address: 5216 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 1:30 p.m.     Website: www.popularcommunitybank.com

APRIL 8
Topic: Planning for the future
Name of organization: Popular Community Bank
Address: 5216 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 1:30 p.m.     Website: www.popularcommunitybank.com

Topic: Entrepreneurial Finance
Name of organization: CAMBA
Address: 2211 Church Avenue, Suite 201, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 1:30 p.m.     Website: www.camba.org

Topic: Financial Literacy
Name of organization: Pratt Area Community Council
Address: 226 Lefferts Place, Brooklyn, NY
Time: Website: www.pacc.publishpath.com

APRIL 9
Topic: Mobilize your Business
Name of organization: CAMBA
Address: 2211 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 1:30 p.m.     Website: www.camba.org

APRIL 10
Topic: Building Your Credit Score
Name of organization: Bridge Street Development Corp.
Address: 475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 6:30 p.m.     Website: www.bsdcorp.org

Topic: Planning for Your Future
Name of organization: Popular Community Bank
Address: 66 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: Noon           Website: www.popularcommunitybank.com

Topic: Family Financial Planning
Name of organization: Empire State College
Address: 177 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 10 a.m.         Website: www.esc.edu

Topic: Credit Building for Entrepreneurs
Name of organization: CAMBA
Address: 2211 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 10 a.m.         Website: www.camba.org

APRIL 11
Topic: Credit Building and Repair
Name of organization: Popular Community Bank
Location: 1117 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
Time: Website: www.popularcommunitybank.com

APRIL 12
Topic: Financial Literacy Open House
Name of organization: Empire State College
Location: 177 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 10:30 a.m.                   Website: www.esc.edu

APRIL 15
Topic:  Personal Financial Workshop 
Name of organization: Pratt Area Community Council
Location: 226 Lefferts Place, Brooklyn, NY
Time: Website:  www.pacc.publishpath.com

Topic: Budgeting for Microbusiness
Name of organization: Local Development Corporation of East New York
Location: 80 Jamaica Avenue, 3rd floor, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.            Website: www.ldceny.org

APRIL 16
Topic: Family Financial Planning
Name of organization: Primerica
Location: 5502 Avenue N, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 7 p.m.          Website: www.Primerica.com

APRIL 17
Topic: Use and Misuse of Credit 
Name of organization: Local Development Corporation of East New York
Location: 80 Jamaica Avenue, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.      Website: www.ldceny.org

APRIL 19
Topic: Blueprint to Financial Success
Name of organization: Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce Inc.
Location: One Metrotech 17th floor, Brooklyn, NY
Time: Website: www.caribbeantradecenter.com

APRIL 22
Topic: Investment workshop
Name of organization: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration corp.-
Location: 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY
Website: www.restorationplaza.org

Topic: Financial Literacy
Name of organization: Pratt Area Community Council
Location: 226 Lefferts Place, Brooklyn, NY
Website: www.pacc.publishpath.com

APRIL 23
Topic: A Small Business Chat
Name of organization: Popular Community Bank
Location: 15 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Website: www.popularcommunitybank.com

APRIL 24
Topic: Identity Theft
Name of organization: Bridge Street Development Corp.
Location: 475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 6:30 p.m.     Website: www.bsdcorp.org

Topic: Financial Literacy
Name of organization: Catholic Charities Brooklyn Center
Location: 191 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 1 p.m.          Website: www.ccbq.org

Topic: Family and Personal Finance Literacy 
Name of organization: Community Board 8
Location: 1000 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 5:30 p.m.     Website: www.brooklyncb8.org

APRIL 25
Topic: A Small Business Chat
Name of organization: Popular Community Bank
Location: 66 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: Website: www.popularcommunitybank.com

Topic: Estate Planning
Name of organization: Popular Community Bank
Location: 1117 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
Time: Website: www.popularcommunitybank.com

APRIL 26
Topic: All About Credit
Name of organization: Empire State College
Location: 177 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 10 a.m.         Website: www.esc.edu

APRIL 29
Topic: Financial Literacy
Name of organization: Brooklyn Public Library- New Utrecht
Location: 1743 86th Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 4 p.m.          Website: www.brooklypubliclibrary.org

Topic: Financing & Managing Your Business in Today's Economy
Name of organization: Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Location: Flatbush Caton Market - 814 Flatbush Avenue , Brooklyn, NY
Time: 11 a.m.         Website: www.caribbeantradecenter.com

Topic: How Money Works/Women & Money
Name of organization: Primerica
Location: 5502 Avenue N, Brooklyn, NY
Time: Noon           Website: www.primerica.com/tishashart

Topic: Managing Student Loans
Name of organization: Name of organization: Local Development Corporation of East New York
Location: 80 Jamaica Avenue, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.      Website: www.ldceny.org

Topic: Protection  for Seniors: Financial Scams 
Name of organization: Name of organization: Local Development Corporation of East New York
Location: 80 Jamaica Avenue, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.            Website: www.ldceny.org

Topic: Use and Misuse of Credit (Spanish)
Name of organization: Name of organization: Local Development Corporation of East New York
Location: 80 Jamaica Avenue, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.            Website: www.ldceny.org

Topic: Financial Education for Entrepreneurs 
Name of organization: Business Outreach Center Network
Location: 85 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: Website: www.bocnet.org

Topic: Financial Literacy Night
Name of organization: NHS Bedford-Stuyvesant
Location: 1012 Gates Avenue, 1st Floor, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 6 p.m. -9 p.m.             Website: www.NHSBedStuy.org

Topic: Financial Literacy Workshop
Name of organization: Brooklyn Hispanic Chamber and Guatemaltecos in New York, Inc.
Location: La Marqueta, 110 Moore Street, Brooklyn, NY
Time: 6 p.m. - to 9 p.m.         

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