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Building Blocks for Kids

Building Blocks for Kids, we empower underrepresented students of ages 13-24 by providing a progressive financial literacy curriculum, career-based education, and mentorship program. This provides students the essential tools and knowledge to maximize financial independence and social mobility as adults.

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  • CREATE ·2023 Grants Challenge

    LAUSD Career Discovery and Financial Literacy

    Providing financial literacy and career readiness workshops in schools in LA County, Building Blocks for Kids: MORE Program is set apart by being integrated into the school day. Our mission is to empower individuals with essential financial literacy skills to build a strong financial foundation, breaking the cycle of generational poverty. Through instilling confidence and competence in career-related areas, we aim to bridge the gap between education and employment, ensuring that underserved youths are well prepared for their career goals.

  • LEARN ·2022 Grants Challenge

    MORE Program

    Building Blocks for Kids’ goal is eliminating poverty in underrepresented LA communities by giving high school students the chance to be financially literate and career ready. We’re motivated to lower student loan debt, shrink the wealth & opportunity gap, reduce the number of homeless, decrease the number of youth entering the juvenile system, and increase the use of undergraduate degrees. BBFK believes that by educating our youth at the right time, we can give them the mindset to achieve a path for success in the future.

  • LEARN ·2021 Grants Challenge

    BBFK: MORE Program

    Building Blocks for Kids’ goal is eliminating poverty in underrepresented LA communities by giving high school students the chance to be financially literate and career ready. We’re motivated to lower student loan debt, shrink the wealth & opportunity gap, reduce the number of homeless, decrease the number of youth entering the juvenile system, and increase the use of undergraduate degrees. BBFK believes that by educating our youth at the right time, we can give them the mindset to achieve a path for success in the future.

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