CCP’s Power Up Your Business training helped Germantown Avenue businesses thrive through the pandemic. Listen to owners of @ARTrageousBrush, @malelanimtairy6734 and @Nostalgiceyecare share their stories on Vanessa’s Money Hour, November 21, 2020.
The Philadelphia Public Banking Coalition has advocated for a Philly Public Bank for years and it’s finally picking up steam. Learn how this could impact you and your wallet during my interview with coalition members, Beth Finn and Stan Shapiro. Let’s keep Philly tax revenues working for Philly residents, not Wall Street investors.
|Interview with Edgar Villanueva, author of Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance. We discuss the 7 steps he outlines for the foundation industry to lead the reparations movement by “Decolonizing Wealth.” These steps acknowledge and address the fact that the source of U.S. wealth is stolen land, labor and bodies from Native and African Americans. All organizations and individuals interested in moving money toward economic justice can follow these steps.|
Vanessa is joined by Patricia Grattis, who teaches a class “Making the Most of your Money” as well as classes through PASCEP at Temple University. During the conversation they talked about using tools like incorporating automated savings into your budget, provided tips on how to save for retirement, and an overview of some of the major steps you can take to improve (or hurt) your financial future. Many of the tools they mention are available here on the site!
Staci Moore, Co-Chair of Women’s Community Revitalization Project, joins Vanessa to talk about her work to improve financial security for women in the Philadelphia region. The conversation spans the work Staci has done with WCRP, as well as her engagement with Women’s Way and Women’s Economic Security Initiative (WESI). This engaging discussion also spans some of the issues of gentrification and affordable housing in the city and surrounding areas.
Staci Moore, Co-Chair, Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP)