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RMJ Foundation sponsors California fin lit summit
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (4/11/08)--The Richard Myles Johnson (RMJ) Foundation, the state foundation for credit unions in California and Nevada, is one of the sponsors of this year’s California Financial Literacy Summit, April 23 in Sacramento. Representatives from the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues also are expected to attend. The event--hosted by the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, the California CPA Education Foundation, and the California Jump$tart Coalition--will seek to help Californians improve their financial skills and reduce the effects of an economic downturn. Session topics include building coalitions to improve financial literacy, the housing crisis, and nonprofit programs that provide services for low-income Californians. Letty Cordon-Hernandez, Leagues’ Manager of International Relations, will present information about the National Endowment for Financial Education’s (NEFE) high school financial literacy curriculum. Also in attendance will be Rita Fillingane, the league’s director of research and information, and California Jump$tart Coalition board member. “We’re getting interested parties together to discuss how they can share resources so that we can improve the overall financial education of Californians from school-age children to senior citizens,” said Loretta Doon, CEO, California Society of CPAs and the California CPA Education Foundation. Jean Chatzky, Money Magazine’s editor-at-large and financial editor for NBC's “Today Show,” will deliver the summit’s keynote address. Pam Krueger and Jack Gallagher, hosts of “Money Track” on PBS, will moderate three breakout sessions. Other event sponsors include: Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Grant Thornton, the California Teachers Association, Visa and the AICPA Foundation.
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