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Show Me the Money: financial literacy for students & artists

  • Captial One Bank - Valley Stream Greenacres 5 Green Acres Road South Valley Stream, NY, 11581 United States (map)


it’s time to get back to school, and back to the basics of money and financials

Here to show you the money, the SLAPcollective in conjunction with Capital One Bank hosts an evening of financial advisory and in-depth discussions about real-life finances!

High school and college students, post-grad creative entrepreneurs and everyone in between, this is the night to ask your questions and learn more about money management, funding options and credit. Capital One advisors will field individual questions during our Welcoming Hour. Afterwards, we’ll dig deeper into how to secure and manage funds with talks from a few community members. Tips and tricks galore! The evening will wrap with an open group recap and Q&A session.

5:30 - 6:30 - Welcome Hour - individual Q&A and financial advisory; information packet review; schedule bank appointments
6:30 - 8:00 - "Show Me the Money" talks - discussions about money management, funding options, credit and more; Keynote speaker, James Malone, speaks about his experiences as an educator and an artist
8:00 - 8:30 - Recap + Close - final questions and comments for the evening; information packet review; additional information exchange

Topics we’ll cover and/or provide information on:
(including but not limited to)

- Budgeting
- Investments
- Credit
- Grants and Scholarships

#SLAPMoneyTalks || #ShowMeTheMoney


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About The Speakers

Alicia White

Alicia White is a social entrepreneur, innovator, advisor, and advocate.  Her careers’ work has been centered around business and social growth. She is committed to the betterment of communities, spaces, design and to advocate on behalf of communities in need of a voice and available resources. As the Executive Director and Founder of Project Petals, Alicia works to connect people with the necessary tools, funding, and connections they need to transform their communities. Her vision of revitalizing under-served, low-income, minority and under-resourced communities is well underway as she actively creates capacity and internal leadership by introducing individuals to architecture, engineering, business, and urban planning.

Ash “Ash Cash” Exantus

Widely recognized for his passion for entrepreneurship and financial literacy, Ash Cash is an author, wealthy coach and speaker encouraging individuals to be socially and financially responsible. Intent on maximizing people’s full financial potential, he became a regular speaker and consultant of financial education. Ash continues to push boundaries as a thought leader and trusted voice within corporate America, colleges, churches, and community based organizations; spreading his message of fiscal responsibility, entrepreneurship, and wealth empowerment.

James Malone

As an artist-entrepreneur with a strong passion towards serving youth and their families, James Malone attributes the lens from which he views life and creates art to the duality he experienced growing up and living in Southeast, an inner city of San Diego. James is a career youth educator with a history of implementing standards and programs geared towards skills development and social mentorship, particularly helping over-aged under-credited high school students. As capturing the power of light is his focus in photography, he continues to serve the larger community as the founder of TunnelVision, a market that supports the emerging Black contemporary artists of today.


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