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District of Columbia Financial Literacy Council

The Financial Literacy Council of the District of ColumbiaThe District of Columbia Financial Literacy Council was established by the DC Council through enactment of the Financial Literacy Council Establishment Act of 2008 [PDF]. The purpose of the council is to assist and advise the Mayor and the DC Council in promoting the financial literacy of the city’s residents.

The nine-member council [PDF] is responsible for coordinating and promoting the District’s various financial literacy efforts and reporting to the public on the status of financial literacy in the city. For a list of upcoming events, please follow this link.


To be a unifying strategic advisor that promotes financial literacy and education in the District of Columbia through organizational collaboration, communication and dissemination of information to residents, policy makers, education and financial services providers and other stakeholders.


  1. Empower residents to achieve short and long term financial goals;
  2. Assist and advise the Mayor and the DC Council in promoting financial literacy in the District of Columbia; and
  3. Facilitate the coordination of public and private financial literacy and education services.


  • Devotion -To improve the quality of life for residents
  • Community - Partner with communities to facilitate financial literacy capabilities
  • Fairness - Provide solid equality for all individuals
  • Leadership - Establish a cohesive structure geared towards increasing financial literacy
  • Commitment - Consistent reliability of financial awareness

Governing Documents


Council Documents


May 18, 2017

February 16, 2017


November 17, 2016

August 18, 2016

May 19, 2016

February 4, 2016



November 19, 2015

October 21, 2015

August 19, 2015



December 18, 2014

August 7, 2014

June 19, 2014

April 1, 2014

March 18, 2014

March 4, 2014 – DC Financial Literacy Council Meeting Cancelled - Meeting will be rescheduled at a later date

February 18, 2014



February 28, 2013

February 21, 2013

January 17, 2013



August 22, 2012

July 26, 2012

June 14, 2012

May 16, 2012

Marketplace Service Matrix for Resident Affairs Committee


Contact Information: (202) 629-3903 or [email protected]

Related Documents: Financial Literacy Council Establishment Act of 2008 [PDF]