MSW RI 2015 Kick Off: Library & Financial Education Professionals Networking Event

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:56 PM | Anonymous

Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time:1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: William Hall Library, Cranston(link is external)

RILA & OLIS invite financial literacy and library professionals from across the state to a networking & information sharing event that will officially launch Money Smart Week RI 2015. The event is a chance for librarians, representatives from community organizations, and state agencies to meet and discuss how we can work together to empower RI citizens of all ages to be “money smart” through financial education programming, outreach, and services.  The event also offers an opportunity to learn more about about various financial literacy resources. Speakers at the event include:

  • General Treasurer Seth Magaziner
  • Cranston Mayor Allan Fung
  •  individuals from the RI Library and Financial Literacy community

Money Smart Week - RI 2015 takes place April 18-25 and currently has over 40 events scheduled(link is external) in libraries and community spaces throughout the state. Money Smart Week (MSW) is a national initiative from the Chicago Federal Reserveand the American Library Association that promotes financial literacy awareness.  Please join us to celebrate the beginning of the 4th annual MSW RI!   

Registration required(link is external)– please RSVP by April 16.  Intended Audience: Money Smart Week programmers, Librarians and library staff, & the financial literacy community.

Is your library planning a MSW-RI program or event?  Let RILA’s MSW co-chairs know!  Contact Chris Wallace Goldstein(cgoldstein@woonsocketlibrary.org(link sends e-mail)or Julie DeCesare (jdecesa1@providence.edu(link sends e-mail)).

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