Financial Literacy Program


2021 Schedule


Building Black Wealth in a White Economy

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

  • Overview of Challenges and Solutions to Attaining and Retaining Legacy Wealth
  • Basic Financial Literacy “ Big Five of Money”
  • Highlight Upcoming Topics and Speakers

Wellness is Wealth

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (National Minority Health Month)

  • Correlation Between Good Health and Higher Income
  • Mental Health Investment
  • Healthy Habits Pay Dividends
  • Insure You Don’t Outlive Your Money

A Foundation Built on Home and Business Ownership

Thursday, June 10, 2021

  • Access to Capital “How to Get It”
  • Asset Protection “ How to Keep It”
  • Smart Spending “ How to Use It”
  • The More You Own the Less Taxes You Pay

I Will, If You Trust Me

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills & Trust
  • Generational Wealth Transfer /Fiduciary Responsibility
  • Care Giving vs. Care Taking

Invest Well & Live Well

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

  • Invest in Self
  • Invest in Your Community
  • Invest in The Market
  • You Have Options


Los Angeles Urban League has teamed-up with Parkside EDC to create a program designed to increase opportunities for economic empowerment and help stem the erosion of wealth among Black families in the Greater Los Angeles Community. Black Wealth Attainment and Retention Program (BWAARP) will provide seminars and training on the following Legacy Wealth Building Strategies, thus contributing to a financially secure and consciously sustainable community.


  • Basic Financial Literacy “Big 5 of Money”
  • Home and Business Ownership Retention
  • Estate Planning, Wills & Trust
  • Fiduciary Representation for Elder Protection
  • Tax Planning & Preparation
  • Access to Capital & Asset Protection
  • Individual and Collaborative Investing

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The Big FIVE of Money

The BIG FIVE of Money provides underserved youth and adults a better understanding of the 5 key financial principles needed to become smarter consumers, qualified borrowers, and informed investors.

Our presenters are certified by the National Financial Educators Council.

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