Department of Neighborhoods

Press Release

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Announces Financial Empowerment Forum
“Banking GPS” Workshops Scheduled for April 23



April 9, 2014 -- The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities announces the second of a three-part Financial Empowerment Forum series for citizens with disabilities presented in partnership with Bank on Houston.


"Banking GPS” is the theme of three workshop sessions scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 W. Gray 77019.


Workshop Schedule


  • 9 to 10:30 a.m. - Session One: A Deeper Dive into Successfully Managing Bank Accounts – Check it Out
  • 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Session Two: You Worked Hard for Your Money, Protect It – Keep It Safe
  • 3 to 4:30 p.m. - Session Three: How to Choose the Bank or Credit Union that is Right for You – Bank on It


Space is limited and advance registration is required. To register call 832-394-0814.


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