Minding Money

PROJECT OVERVIEW AND GOALS 

Confidence in navigating finances online is becoming increasingly necessary, as most of the banking and financing sees a transition to a digital platform in a new normal world of the pandemic. With this trend, there is a great need for youth to acquire modern practical financial knowledge and confidently navigate digital finances. Access to such financial knowledge and resources will equip youth to not only manage their finances but deal with the challenges constantly emerging with the ever-changing nature of digital financing. CASE’s Minding Money program, with support from TD Canada, aims to financially empower youth aged 14-25 in the Peel Region by increasing their knowledge about key financial tools necessary to independently navigate finances in a digital era. 

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

  • Free and engaging workshops on diverse financial topics with Q&A (Speakers are professionals from recognized financial institutions and community organizations, professors, and specialists with knowledge about the topics)
  • Introduction to and interactive engagement with key topics related to finances, such as stocks and investments, credit management, and savings accounts 
  • Free wellness sessions and distribution of resource packages that contain information about various community organizations and resources dedicated to assisting youth with managing finances 
  • Tax Clinics – free assistance on filing tax returns and sessions on how to personally prepare your tax returns

DELIVERY STRATEGIES:

  • Virtual
  • In-Person Sessions
  • One-on-One Assistance (On appointment)  

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING:

  • Free financial education and interactive training on key topics 
  • A chance to win a free digital device (tablets, laptops, etc.)
  • Long-lasting connection to a network of community resources and organizations that provide financial literacy support 
  • Forming meaningful connections and relationships with different organizations, peers, and professionals 
  • Youth participation may qualify for volunteer hours
To register for this program, please fill out the form below
Address (This program is for Youth in the Regional Municipality of Peel)
Age(Required)
Are you currently in school? Please choose your current level of education(Required)

If you are a member of a racial or ethnic minority group, please select which group. Note that you can select multiple options.
Are there any particular topics related to financial education that you are interested in learning about? Please select all that apply
How would you like to attend the program? Please select all that apply.(Required)
Do you consent to your pictures being used on promotional materials such as our pamphlets, brochures and social media. Note: Please ask your parent/guardian to complete this question along with the others in the next section if you are under 18 years old.(Required)

Parental Consent

Please ask your parent/guardian to complete the following section if you are under 18 years of age.
Parent/Guardian Name (first and last)
Do you (parent/guardian) consent to your youth attending the Minding Money in the Modern Age programs hosted by Community Alliance for Support & Empowerment (CASE)?
Do you (parent/guardian) consent to Community Alliance for Support & Empowerment (CASE) sending emails to your youth for sharing information about programs and upcoming events?
Do you (parent/guardian) consent to pictures of your youth being used on promotional materials such as our pamphlets, brochures and social media?