Building financial capability in youth employment programs

Youth employment programs present a promising opportunity for helping disadvantaged youth acquire the financial knowledge, skills, and access to resources they need to effectively manage their finances through adulthood. That’s why we’ve partnered with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to produce Building Financial Capability in Youth Employment Programs.

This report provides an overview of lessons learned during a 2013 roundtable we convened in collaboration with other federal agencies on the Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC). The roundtable focused on three important components: integrating financial education into youth employment programs, establishing partnerships with employers, and identifying effective strategies to collaborate with financial institutions.

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