Community financial literacy

We empower our community through beneficial financial literacy programs. These programs aim to improve people understanding of financial concepts, including budgeting, saving, investing, debt management, homeownership, and retirement planning. Just like the proverbial African broom, if we learn together and stand in unity, our community will stand strong and thrive.

Past seminars

2023: Homeownership Education

In collaboration with Associated Bank and two of our community realtors – Musa Jallow and Stephen Afolabi, we organized a workshop where participants were educated on the home-buying process and assistance programs available to eligible first-time homebuyers in the City of Madison and Dane County.

2022: Banking Basics

As part of the mission to promote the well-being of our community members, the African Center collaborated with Associated Bank to organize a financial literacy program at the UW South Madison Partnership. Participants attended the event both online and in person.


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