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Wealth & Wellness Financial Education Coaching 1/2 Day Session: People with Records (Re-entry population)

05/17/2019 - 1:00pm
All Chicago 651 W. Washington, Suite 504

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Financial Coaching Specialized Training 1/2 day Sessions
These interactive, 1/2-day sessions are designed to build on general knowledge of financial products & systems, especially banking, credit, budgeting, and basic consumer skills. Each session will include an introduction to financial coaching best practices, practical tools and resources, and navigating specific systems that impact the target population.

Serving People with Records (Re-entry Population) ½ Day Session
Individuals impacted by the criminal legal system face significant financial barriers, including job search, fines and fees, and debts accumulated during incarceration. We will discuss the criminalization of poverty and the impact of municipal fees on low-income communities. Training will include an overview of individuals’ rights related to sealing & expungement, collateral consequences of incarceration, and community resources.

Training is offered by Heartland Human Care Services, with funding provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Many people with disabilities encounter employment discrimination, targeted consumer scams, and specific requirements related to income and assets. We will address these issues as well as resources to make your program more accessible for people of all abilities.

When: Friday, May 17th, 2019- 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm

**There are only 30 seats available for this training**

Where: All Chicago, 651 W. Washington, Suite 504, Chicago, IL 60661


Andrés Serrano is the Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator for Heartland Human Care Service’s Asset Building program. Andrés has been a financial coach for close to five years and uses his experience as a workshop and training facilitator as well as one-on-one coaching to empower participants and providers to achieve financial wellness. Andrés holds a B.A. in Latin-American studies from DePaul University, and some of his previous roles include community organizing and program management, working in Chicago’s most underserved communities.

Barbara L. Martinez has more than a decade of experience in economic development, building community partnerships, and consultation services for small business. Taking the knowledge she acquired during her years in the banking industry, she has harnessed that expertise to aid the economic development of low-income communities both in NYC and Chicago. In NYC she worked as a consultant for small business entrepreneurs assisting them with business planning, marketing strategies, and access to capital. Barbara currently manages Heartland Alliance’s Asset Building Programs. Barbara received a Masters in Public Relations degree from the University of Northern Iowa.