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Voices of CARE Podcast – June 23rd Town Hall Recording

Last month, CARE hosted a virtual Town Hall for our volunteers and supporters. Thank you to everyone who registered and participated in our first ever virtual event. We are happy to share the recording with the official launch of our new podcast Voices of CARE.

We would also like to acknowledge our panelists Tony Bussone, Business Education Teacher at Grayslake North High School; The Honorable Michelle Harner, US Bankruptcy Judge for District of Maryland; Harold Israel, Chair of CARE Chicago and Partner of Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC; and Lynn Tavenner, Chair of CARE National Board of Directors and Partner of Tavenner and Beran, PLC.

During our Town Hall, we discussed CARE’s work and experiences in the classroom over the past year, highlighted examples of CARE’s impact, and looked at future opportunities. Specific topics included:

  • Different ways to engage students in learning
  • What personal finance messages connect best with students
  • How to utilize technology in classroom presentations

What you will hear in this Town all podcast:

[1:10] Lynn shares some highlights and successes of the past year at CARE.

[10:12] Judge Harner’s recap of her experiences with CARE in Maryland 

[11:34] Harold Israel’s recap of CARE Chicago chapter’s work over the past year. 

[13:48] Tony Bussone’s reflections on the impact and benefit of CARE on Grayslake North High School.

[29:13] Hot topics in financial literacy.

[42:16] How to improve student engagement.  

[52:28] What would you tell someone who is new to CARE and wants to start a chapter

Click this link to listen to the June 2020 CARE TownHall podcast episode on SoundCloud.

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