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RACIAL ECONOMIC EQUITY INITIATIVE

Bronx: A Shared Vision

Dedicated to empowering Bronx residents aged 18-25, Municipal Credit Union and The Bronx Community Foundation have joined forces. This partnership is part of the national Racial Economic Equity Initiative (REE), piloted by the Filene Research Institute. Our shared vision? To cultivate financial empowerment, eradicate inequity, and pave the way for prosperous futures throughout the Bronx.

Call to Action
Get involved & become part of the solution-- sign up, share feedback, participate in ongoing education, advocacy & site visits.

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Challenges & Solutions

In today's Bronx, economic instability, limited education, and restricted access to capital present formidable challenges for young individuals. This groundbreaking initiative is dedicated to confronting these obstacles directly. By equipping young Bronx residents with essential financial resources, our goal is to inspire hope and deliver practical solutions that cultivate knowledge and opportunity.

Youth Financial Webinars Series

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Credit Matters Webinar

From buying a car to getting a job, credit is key to achieving many of life’s milestones. Find out how to use credit responsibly, calculate your credit score, and the effects it all has on your financial life.

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Paying for College

The cost of college is steep and getting steeper. Learn how financial aid, grants, student loans and more can relieve your financial burden.

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Money Skills: Preparing for Financial Independence

Before you know it, you’ll be in charge of your own finances. Don’t worry, this workshop outlines financial fundamentals like setting goals, making a budget, paying bills and other real-world skills to prepare you for financial independence.

8 Steps to Financial Success

Learn simple but important steps you can take that can set you on the path to mastering your money!

Internship and Scholarship Opportunities

Opportunities for the Future

The REE Initiative connects individuals aged 18-25 in the Bronx with the resources essential for securing a successful financial path. Our project introduces a fresh series of financial workshops specifically crafted to address the distinct needs and perspectives of the next generation of leaders from the Bronx.

Upon completing the series, you will have gained invaluable financial education and receive a certificate from MCU and BxCF. Furthermore, you will have access to internship and scholarship opportunities, setting the stage for your future success.

Interested in kick starting your career journey with a paid internship at MCU? Click here to learn more.
For members aged 18-25 interested in internship opportunities, specifically as part of the REE project, but who are not enrolled at a participating institution, please contact us at community@nymcu.org.

Investing in the education of New Yorkers' is the best way to build stronger communities. Contact us at community@nymcu.org to explore scholarship opportunities and pave the way for your academic success!

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Partners

Get Involved

You, Too, Can Make a Difference.

If you share our vision and are passionate about helping New Yorkers grow generational wealth, let’s join forces and make it a reality. Your involvement and contributions can make a difference in the lives of the hardworking heroes who call this city home.

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