HOPE Snippet: Operation HOPE Volunteers From First American Financial and Federal Reserve Bank Teach Financial Literacy to Area Youth
Banking Basics, Credit Management and Financial Dignity Among Topics Presented to More Than 200 Denver Students
DENVER — September 12, 2013 — Volunteers from First American Financial Corporation (NTSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance and settlement services for residential and commercial real estate transactions, along with Operation HOPE (HOPE), a financial dignity nonprofit, teamed to present a “Youth Academy” on September 11. The academy was a local event at which more than 200 Denver high school students from the far northeast communities and Denver Summit Schools Network learned to manage money and increase their earning potential.
Hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City - Denver Branch, students learned about the basics of banking, checking and savings accounts. The instruction was provided by HOPE Corps members, financial-industry volunteers trained by HOPE to share their knowledge of banking and credit in terms that students can understand and quickly put into practice. In addition to financial education, the students were given messages of empowerment, responsibility and hope.