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Mayor Vincent C. Gray to Announce Efforts to Improve Financial Literacy

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Mayor Vincent C. Gray to Announce Efforts to Improve Financial Literacy

The Mayor is to declare April as ‘Financial Literacy Awareness Month’ and announce members of Financial Literacy Council during biweekly press briefing April 4.

Mayor to Declare April as ‘Financial Literacy Awareness Month’ and Announce Members of Financial Literacy Council During Biweekly Press Briefing April 4

WHAT/WHO:
Mayor Vincent C. Gray will proclaim April as “Financial Literacy Awareness Month” and name the new members of the District’s Financial Literacy Council during his Biweekly Press Briefing.

WHEN: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
10 am 

WHERE:
Edgewood Terrace Apartments
635 Edgewood Street, NE
9th Floor

BACKGROUND:
Financial literacy is a basic building block of prosperity in the United States, but many of the District’s most disadvantaged residents never learn the basics of how to build and protect their assets and credit or how to recover effectively from financial setbacks. Mayor Gray will focus on this issue in his press briefing by proclaiming Financial Literacy Awareness Month. The Financial Literacy Council will help guide the District’s efforts to improve residents’ financial literacy.