Author X’ernona Woods of children’s book “Save That Penny For A Sunny Day”, is taking the Windy city of Chicago by storm!
The time is “now”, to invest in educating youth about prosperity. 74% of our youth are concern about the economy, and 500,000 of the youth within the state of Illinois are living below poverty level and throughout the nation. Since financial literacy is not added within a vast majority of elementary schools curriculum let us deliver financial literacy to the door steps of the schools.
We must break the poverty stricken mentality and embrace prosperity consciousness by connecting 200 banks to invest 200 “Save That Penny For A Sunny Day” books and workbooks, to 200 schools a book that educates youth about entrepreneurship, finances, and budgeting and inspire and encourage prosperity per school.
We might have missed the Olympic bid but we can seize the opportunity and this sense of urgency to pass the batton of prosperity consciousness then surely we can redirect our youth from self destruction behavior to self worth action.
The goal is to have the “Save That Penny For A Sunny Day” book and workbooks delivered during African American History month to fulfill yet another dream to educate and inspire a nation of youth to lead a life of prosperity and service to all communities abroad . (Read More)
Here is a video clip from another advocate for financial literacy, John Hope Bryant.