CHCI Kicks-Off "Financial Soccer" at Ready to Lead
with Mexican Soccer Legend Jorge Campos
CHCI, in partnership with Visa Inc. will launch "Financial Soccer" at its college readiness program, Ready to Lead (R2L), on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. in the Gold Room of the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.
Mexican soccer legend Jorge Campos and Cong. Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15), member of the House Committee on Financial Services and co-chair of the Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus, will participate in the event.
Through Visa, Inc. and its partnership with FIFA, 50 local high school students will participate in the World Cup-themed financial literacy video game to learn key concepts about saving, responsible spending, budgeting and the wise use of credit.
R2L is a one-day intensive training program that helps hundreds of Latino high school students across the country enter post-secondary education by providing them with the tools and training they need to prepare for college. Its mission is to motivate them to complete high school, empower them to serve and lead in their communities, and instill a belief that a college education is achievable.
CHCI's Ready to Lead program is also gearing up for sessions across the country. Click here to learn more about the R2L program.
To check out photos of the most recent R2L program held during CHCI's Public Policy Conference, click here.
For more information, please contact Andrea Velasco at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-543-1771.
Thank you to the 2009 Public Policy Conference
R2L Program Sponsors