Columbus to Host Financial Empowerment Webinar

Achieving Financial Security for Women and Families in Columbus

Who:
Elizabeth Brown, President Pro Tempore, Columbus City Council
Shannon Ginther, First Lady and Chair, Columbus Women’s Commission
Megan Kilgore, Auditor, City of Columbus
Signe-Mary McKernan, Vice President, Center on Labor, Human Services and Population, The Urban Institute
Denise Robinson, President and CEO, Alvis Inc.
Keryna Johnson, Legislative Analyst, Columbus City Council Legislative Research Office

When:
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
10–11:30a

 Where:
WebEx
Event Password: 12345

What:

Lead by Council President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown, the City is hosting a Women and Families Financial Empowerment Webinar to share opportunities to improve the financial security of women and all Columbus residents. The webinar is free and open to the public. Join us to learn:

  • How the City and its partners can help improve financial outcomes for women and families
  • The barriers women and families face in achieving financial security
  • Why municipal investment in financial empowerment is important
  • What we know about the financial security of Columbus and Franklin County residents

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic slowdown, there is more urgency than ever to increase the resiliency of Columbus families, particularly the most vulnerable.

Earlier this year, the City of Columbus released its Financial Empowerment Roadmap. This guide details how the City can best provide financial security for Columbus residents, with a focus on women and families.

  • Download and read the Executive Summary of the Financial Empowerment Roadmap
  • Download and read the full Financial Empowerment Roadmap

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