The Allstate Foundation Partners with NNEDV on Financial Empowerment Training
November 19, 2008
The training provided an overview of the dynamics of domestic violence and the tactics abusers use to achieve financial control, as well as information about how domestic violence victims and other individuals can gain financial independence and economic self-sufficiency during trying these financially trying times. Participants gained a greater understanding of what constitutes financial abuse, how it impacts victims of domestic violence and how service providers can assist women in increasing their economic empowerment. Topics included financial safety planning, overcoming financial fears, workplace safety, credit repair and budgeting. The training utilized the Economic Empowerment Curriculum, Moving Ahead Through Financial Management, developed by the Allstate Foundation & the National Network to End Domestic Violence.
For more information on the event, please visit http://www.readinessbeginswithme.org/event_oct08.html.