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.
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
Bridges to Wealth (B2W) is an innovative financial empowerment program focused on students, parents, and local community partners.
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
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 fourteenschools across the Philadelphia area, with more programs being held at senior community centers, health community centers, and churches.