Working together we can improve the financial education of youth!
Each year, the Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition participates in a number of events supporting financial education throughout the state. As a member of the Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition, you can participate in a number of ways.
- Help with a specific event. Currently, the Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition is supporting the following events:
- Financial Educators’ Symposium
- Shred Day
- Money Smart Week
- Financial Regatta
- Serve on at least one committee and/or assist with at least one project annually.
- Assist with the Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition activities such as: recruiting new members, raising funds, contacting local school officials and administrators, being available as a presenter at teacher conferences, etc.
- Sponsor a Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition teacher at a financial education conference.
Join the Coalition! If your organization or you as an individual are actively engaged in promoting personal financial literacy amongst youth, we invite you to become a member. For more information on becoming a member, please contact Lawrence Glazer at (617) 259-1767, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send a check to:
Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition
260 Franklin Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Support the Coalition! The Jump$tart Coalition is a charitable 501(c)3, not-for-profit organization . As such, in-kind donations such as the printing of promotional materials or hosting of meetings and events are greatly appreciated. The Coalition also welcomes monetary contributions.
Make a difference locally! Organizations and individuals can make great impact at the local level. Here are just a few ways that you can make a difference:
- Financial Institutions: Volunteer to work with a local school or district to provide classroom presentations or teacher support.
- Educators: Incorporate personal finance within your curriculum. Personal finance has been taught successfully to students of all ages and within many core and elective subjects. For more resources, go to Clearinghouse and search according to your grade and subject matter.
- Policy Makers: Consider ways to incorporate personal finance education into your school’s curriculum and teacher professional development programs. Remember, too, that you need not reinvent the wheel. The National Jump$tart Coalition can help you identify successful models. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call 1-888-45EDUCATE.
- Parents: Begin teaching your child about personal finance at a young age and continue to reinforce these skills. See the Links section or visit the Clearinghouse for more ideas on teaching your child about personal finance matters.