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The M. Ellen Carpenter Financial Literacy Program 2011

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Various Locations - , Boston, MA


The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Boston Bar Association sponsor a financial literacy education program for high school students.  The program consists of four modules led by volunteer lawyers and U.S. Bankruptcy Judges.   The modules include:  Personal Finance and Budgeting, Using Credit and Credit Cards, Financing a Car, and Consequences.  Sessions will be conducted on-campus at high schools in March through early April 2011, except for the final session on Consequences which involves a field trip to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Volunteers are encouraged to teach in pairs and asked to teach one module to a class.   The total commitment including preparation, travel and classroom time is no more than 5 hours. 





Stephanie Lee


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