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NYSCADV Survivor’s Financial Empowerment Training Series Part 2: Fundamentals of financial empowerment, budgeting and saving, banking options, assets, and liabilities

Thursday, February 11, 2021
11:00 am12:30 pm

The New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV) presents a series of four webinars based on the “The Allstate Moving Ahead Curriculum” for financial empowerment, created by the Allstate Foundation and NNEDV.

Economic abuse is a prevalent form of domestic violence. Even before the current public health crisis, lack of financial independence prevented 94-99% of survivors from being able to leave their abuser (NRCDV). In the short-term, economic abuse can hinder a survivors’ ability to plan for and achieve safety away from the abuser. In the long-term, economic abuse can carry devastating consequences, including ruined credit, employment issues, homelessness, and legal issues, which can adversely affect a survivors’ ability to achieve financial stability and independence.

Attendees participating in this webinar series will:

Have an increased ability to apply trauma-informed, survivor-centered services to survivors of economic abuse;
Gain valuable tools necessary to assist survivors in financial safety planning and economic empowerment practices; and
Be introduced to the Moving Ahead curriculum and its modules.