Our Programs

 

MarketPlace Project

Where Art and Financial Literacy Come Out and Play

Partners: Equitable Communities with New York City public schools and Marquis Studios
Location: 5 New York City public schools
Purpose: To support financial literacy and entrepreneurship for elementary school students, their parents and their communities.

 

Philos Jagna Community Radio

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Partners: Equitable Communities with Philos Health, Bharat Koirala
Location: Jagna Philippines
Purpose: To use information to support participatory decision-making and enhance the delivery of quality healthcare, especially to the impoverished and isolated areas.
 
 
 
 
 

DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMS

 

Marketplace Fair

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Partners: Equitable Communities with New York City public schools and Marquis Studios
Location: 5 New York City public schools
Purpose: The 4th grade classes engage the whole school in the culminating project: The Marketplace Fair, which reinforces what was learned during the residency. Learning by doing-using real life situations and real money-engages all students, not just the academically-inclined.

 

 

Financial Literacy Collaboration Center (FLCC)

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Partners: PS 15, Council for Economic Education, the Brooklyn Business Center Public Library and the Marquis Studios.
Location:PS 12 Library, Red Hook, Brooklyn
Purpose: The FLCC serves as resource center, where financial learning for students and families empowers Red Hook to overcome the opportunity gap with knowledge and resources. It is also a location for parent-student workshops, volunteers and media training.
 
 

Moneybox

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Partners: Marquis Studios, PS 15, and the Brooklyn Business and Career Public Library
Locations: Homes of the families at PS 15 and the PS 15 library
Purpose: To bring the excitement of the Marketplace Project into homes by engaging families with financial literacy- themed children’s stories, board games, savings game/plan and fun!
 
 
 
 
 

Savings Game/Plan

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Partners: Marquis Studios, PS. 15, the Brooklyn Business and Career Public Library
Locations: Homes of the families at PS 15 and the PS 15 library
Purpose: Based on parents’ request, we created the savings game to increase children’s interest and ability to save. Saving can be fun and rewarding!