Stash partnered to produce the first annual Black Money Forum

CBS News | June 19, 2022

NEW YORK –  Thousands of New Yorkers attended a first-of-its-kind Black Money Forum Sunday at the opulent Kings Theater in Flatbush. Organizers say the goal is to empower Black and Brown people to take control of their finances and build their wealth.

The event was organized, in-part, by the Brooklyn Bank, a nonprofit that aims to foster financial independence in communities of color. Jude Bernard, who founded the organization, says they do this on a much smaller scale all the time, but decided Juneteenth was their chance to expand.

The forum was co-sponsored by Stash, a New York-based personal finance company. Erick Smith, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Senior Manager, says their goal was to get this community to start investing.

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