To date we have served over 500 youth, and have conducted workshops and/or lectures for UIC, Center for New Horizons, Year Up, Safer Foundation, Chicago Public High Schools, & more ...
Our Mission: Youth Financial Services was created to provide unique interactive, and hands-on financial awareness programs to inner-city youth, equipping them with the practical and relevant experience needed to develop superior money management habits and skills.
Our main objective is to increase the awareness of personal financial responsibility, business professionalism, and entrepreneurship, all of which are needed to survive and compete in today’s world.
Our Goal: Youth Financial Services is focused on motivating and encouraging youth to lead productive and successful lives, despite the disparity seen in our personal environments and/or communities everyday. We plan to accomplish our goals through inspiration, guidance, and knowledge.
Our Strategy: Each of our presentations and workshops are curriculum based, primarily focusing on the basics of each subject area. Our curriculum was thoroughly planned and has been pilot tested prior to full implementation. Each presenter and/or workshop facilitator has real life experiences and testimonies to share with the hopes of engaging and relating to participants, as well as, successfully bestowing knowledge.
“…Students thought the presentation was well structured, had great clarity, and was relatable. We were very lucky to have the opportunity to host her at our site and would highly recommend her services to others…”
"Results from our student survey showed a 95% overall positive rating, a 95% quality rating of the presenter, as well as, the information"...