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Message From Chris Peterson
🚀 Calling All Visionaries: Be Part of the Penny Forward Summit this September!
Time is running out, and I wanted to remind you that you’re invited to register for and participate in the Penny Forward Community Engagement Summit, a groundbreaking event designed to shape the future of our inclusive financial literacy education programs. Since its inception in 2021, Penny Forward has been dedicated to empowering the blind community with essential financial skills, and the response we’ve received has been nothing short of inspiring.
As the founder of Penny Forward, I am immensely proud of the progress we’ve made, thanks in no small part to the invaluable input from individuals like you. Now, we’re ready to take the next steps on our journey and expand our horizons even further. To achieve this, we are seeking the perspectives of blind people, their families, friends, and professionals who are instrumental in empowering them.
Why Your Participation Matters
Your insights and feedback are instrumental in helping us chart our path forward. We want to hear what’s working well, what could be improved, and your ideas on how we can enhance Penny Forward’s offerings to become the ultimate financial education resource for our community.
- Dates: September 13th, 20th, and 27th
- Time: 7:30 PM ET, 6:30 PM CT, 5:30 PM MT, and 4:30 PM PT
- Duration: Each evening session will last approximately one and a half hours
- Location: Virtual event
- Registration: To secure your spot and learn more about the summit’s agenda, please visit our registration page at https://www.pennyforward.com/summit/.
What to Expect
Over the course of three nights, we’ll delve into meaningful discussions, share insights, and explore innovative ideas. Together, we will shape the future direction of Penny Forward, ensuring that our programs align with the evolving needs of the blind community. This summit promises to be an interactive and engaging experience, one where your voice truly matters.
Your unique perspective is invaluable to us, and we sincerely hope you can join us for this exciting event. Let’s work together to build a brighter financial future for all.
Thank you for your ongoing support, and we look forward to your participation.
President and CEO, Penny Forward
Please note: all times are listed in central time.
- Penny Forward Exhibiting at NFB of New Mexico Convention 09/22/2023: 3:00 pm (4 hours) Sept 22 Exhibit Hall Information Exhibits will be held on Friday, September 22, from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm and then again on Saturday, September 23, from 8:00 am to noon in the Sandia Ballroom IV. More Convention Information Follow this link State convention is under get involved.
- Penny Forward Exhibiting at NFB of New Mexico Convention 09/23/2023: 9:00 am (4 hours) Sept 23 Exhibit Hall Information Exhibits will be held on Friday, September 22, from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm and then again on Saturday, September 23, from 8:00 am to noon in the Sandia Ballroom IV. More Convention Information Follow this link State convention is under get involved.
- Early Access Podcast Episode Released To Members: To be Announced 09/26/2023: 6:00 am () In addition to our online courses, members-only group chats, weekly newsletter, and access to one to one financial counseling, Penny Forward members are able to access every Penny Forward podcast episode one week early. Join Penny Forward today to access all of our membership benefits.
- Community Engagement Summit: Session 3 —Let’s celebrate: Unveil the work produced at the summit and start the work of implementation action teams; learn how you have transformed the community. 09/27/2023: 6:30 pm (1 hour) Help Us Craft Our Three-Year Strategy to Best Serve You Dates, Times, and Location The collaborative sessions are designed to give you ample opportunity to give your input and to directly influence our next strategic plan. All meetings are conducted via Zoom and using Google Documents, to help accessibly share information and give you direct…
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“Whether someone wants to be independent with their finances is their absolute decision…but what I don’t want that decision to be based around is the fact that someone cannot see anymore…I want to help [people] realize that there are options.” – Liz Bottner Announcement This past week Penny Forward’s President and Vise President were […]
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