Here’s what onsite managers from Columbia University School of Social Work Achievement Initiative said about the workshop:
"Students were engaged through out the entire workshop, evident in the number of questions asked by students. Our students don't ask questions if they are not engaged."
"Students really liked the financial literacy booklets!"
"We (onsite managers) were also engaged." Very knowledgeable."
"Great introduction for young adults into finance!"
Why do we call it the Hip Hop Financial literacy Workshop?
Upon completion of this course, you will have learned:
- What it means to achieve financial freedom
- The basics of how money works
- How to plan for your dream career or business
- How to create your winning resume
- How to prepare for your winning Interview
- The Five-Step-Plan to manage your money and grow savings
- How to avoid excessive debt
- Lessons from famous entertainers and industry leaders
Global Artists Coalition is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Donation to the organization and enrollment in this course enrollment are both tax deductible.
StartYoung and MoneyWise Introduction (3:50)
StartSession 1: What is Financial Freedom? (1:16)
StartSession 2: Basic Money Part 1 (4:13)
StartSession 3: Basic Money Part 2 (1:48)
StartSession 4: Plan Your Dream Career or Business (2:47)
StartSession 5: Create Your Winning Resume (2:03)
StartSession 6: Interviewing (7:33)
StartSession 7: Managing the Money You Make Part 1 (4:15)
StartSession 8: Managing the Money You Make Part 2 (2:24)
StartSession 9: Secrets to Credit and Avoiding Debt Traps (4:37)
Nelson founded Global Artist Coalition in 2004, one of the first not-for-profit organizations to use the power of Hip Hop to educate young people, including the Hip Hop Financial Literacy workshop formerly sponsored by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in journalism and has worked in marketing for both Columbia College and Columbia Business School, Executive Education. Nelson has travelled across the United States and the globe in pursuits of promoting Hip Hop history, music and culture as both a youth motivator and tool for education, including work with the Hip Hop Public Health organization which produced the music album for FLOTUS Michelle Obama and her Childhood obesity campaign with live performances at the Obama White House.
Nelson launched the successful effort to officially co-name 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in The Bronx, "Hip Hip Hop Blvd", now known worldwide as the original birthplace of Hip Hop music and culture. Who Really Named Hip Hop Blvd in the Bronx NYC?