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WHO ARE WE?

The Alabama Jump$tart Coalition is a non-profit organization that was established in December 2002 in Alabama to increase financial education in kindergarten through college.  Alabama Jump$tart is a proud affiliate of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy which is based in Washington, D.C. and was first convened in 1995. For more information, visit the National Jump$tart website at www.jumpstart.org

MISSION STATEMENT:

The Alabama Jump$tart Coalition seeks to increase financial literacy for all K-16 students in Alabama by collaborating with other organizations in Alabama to promote financial literacy.

VISION STATEMENT:

The Alabama Jump$tart Coalition envisions a time when all Alabama young people will be financially literate and equipped to achieve lifetime financial goals upon graduation from high school.  http://www.jumpstart.org/reality-check.html


Alabama Jump$tart Coalition Events and Meetings

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2014 Events:  

January

Happy New Year to you and your family.  Visit our National Jump$tart website to browse financial education resources: http://www.jumpstart.org/resources.html

February

Financial Education Outreach  - Join FEO on Saturday, February 1st at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex for financial education workshops for all ages at the MONEY EXPO.  This event is free for youth and $5.00 for adults.  http://feocentral.org/

America Saves Campaign - Join the Alabama Cooperative Extension System in celebrating Alabama Saves Week.  http://www.aces.edu/family-health/finances/

Governor Bentley Proclaims Feb. 25 through March 2 as Alabama Saves Week. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama Coalition are partners in the national America Saves campaign and are committed to helping all Alabamians take immediate financial action to save and build assets.