The pilot will include local workshops for case managers using CFPB’s “Your Money, Your Goals” toolkit. It will also survey workshop attendees about how they use the toolkit with clients. The information attained at the workshop will be used by CFPB to finalize the toolkit for use by social services organizations.
“As one of 25 cities nationwide, we are honored to have been chosen to facilitate the training,” said Dawn Chapla, Director of Labor and Financial Stability at United Way of St. Joseph County. “The hard work of the CAN Agencies and the strength of our network is the reason we were selected as the only facilitator of this training in Indiana.” We appreciate the University of Notre Dame for partnering with us to give back to our community by supporting the CAN social services staff to better serve their clients.”
The Community Access Network (CAN) is an initiative of United Way of St. Joseph County’s Pro$perity Building Campaign. Through the Pro$perity Building Campaign, United Way is working to meet basic needs, build family support systems, increase income, build savings, and gain and sustain assets.
The workshop will be held at University of Notre Dame’s Center for Arts and Culture (1045 W. Washington Street) from 9am-5pm on Wednesday, 9/18. Judy Fox, Clinical Professor of Law University of Notre Dame will be facilitating the training.Lunch will be provided for all who attend the workshop. Only 40 slots are available. For more information or to RSVP, contact Barbara Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 574-232-8201, ext. 227.
United Way of St. Joseph County is a nonprofit organization working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health. It works closely with 57 local agency programs to meet the community needs of St. Joseph County.