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We're Closing the Wealth Gap, Community by Community

Join us to close the wealth gap through evidence-based education and opportunity. Our intergenerational program empowers youth, parents, and community members with financial and business life-skills to meet the needs of the 21st Century.

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Walk in Hours with Keith Weigelt
On Thursday, February 20 from 12-3 pm Keith will be available for walk in appointments at Steinberg Dietrich Hall in room 2065, 2nd floor Managment Dept room 2065.

The Vast Wealth Gap Continues to Grow

We believe all people should have equal access to financial education, services and opportunities but, sadly, the reality is far different.

Median wealth of white households compared to black households

Of minority households invest in the stock market in non- retirement accounts

Of U.S. high schools students receive financial education in school

Median wealth of white households compared to hispanic ones

Fail to provide required financial education in schools

How We're Solving This

We’re spreading the wealth by teaching financial empowerment. We address the stark national wealth gap with an innovative social innovation developed at the University of Pennsylvania. Our curriculum is uniquely designed to financially empower underserved communities and grow wealth. Our track record is impressive.

Bridges to Wealth (B2W) is an innovative financial empowerment program focused on students, parents, and local community partners.

See How It Works

Our Program

An Ivy League program giving students a competitive advantage like no other.

Our Approach

We’re using education, opportunity, and social support to change financial habits.

Our Impact

See how we’re increasing financial literacy and improving people’s futures.

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
Benjamin Franklin

An Ivy League Designed Program

The educational content of our programs reflects the Ivy League standards of the University of Pennsylvania. Program design and structure reflects the pragmatic approach of Ben Franklin in requiring students to extend classroom concepts to the reality of the business world. Each course fulfills common core standards and is characterized by experiential learning and team-based work.

Bridges to Wealth (B2W) is an innovative financial empowerment program focused on students, parents, and local community partners. B2W’s goal is to increase the wealth-generating capabilities of families living in underserved neighborhoods. In Philadelphia, more than 2,700 participants have taken the free adult business literacy program. The B2W program is currently being implemented in six schools across the Philadelphia area, with more programs being held at senior community centers, health community centers, and churches.

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