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The NAACP Economic Programs Twitter Town Hall provides a space for members of the Youth and College Division to chat about major themes within economics through social media. The Twitter Town Hall happens once in the fall and spring semesters.

 

Objective: The Twitter Town Hall provides basic insight and resources to equip NAACP youth to be well versed in economic topics and prepared for major financial decisions. During the event, students will have an opportunity to speak with subject matter experts from Wells Fargo and NerdWallet.

We encourage students to continue the conversation beyond the Twitter Town Hall by inviting subject matter experts and Wells Fargo representatives to workshops and forums on your campus or meeting site.

Topic:  The Fall 2019 topic is Financial Health. This conversation will guide students on how to stay in their best financial shape while navigating to and through college! Discussion points include budgeting, saving, student loan (management) and best practices.

How to prepare for viewing party: Review the Twitter Town Hall Toolkit. Reserve a space that has Audio/Visual and WiFi capabilities to hold 20+ participants. Order refreshments for the viewing party (i.e. pizza, sandwiches) for November 13, 5:30 – 8 PM ET/3:30 – 5 PM PT. Ensure the W9 and RFP are properly submitted to Brea Govan ([email protected]). Follow @NAACPNow and @NAACPEcon from the NAACP, the moderators @VClemmonsWF and @JasonVasquezWF  from Wells Fargo, and @KelseyLSheehy the NerdWallet moderator.

During the Twitter Town Hall: Students must sign in using the downloadable file below. Ensure the hashtag #CollegeSense is included in every tweet! Snap photos and videos at your viewing party, tag @NAACPEcon in them!

Please read and complete the following documents: