NCUA, FDIC to co-host youth account access webinar next Tuesday

A webinar on account access for younger people will be co-hosted April 27 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), according to an announcement Wednesday.

The webinar, titled “Account Access and Financial Education for Youth Participating in Employment Programs,” is being held as part of National Financial Capability Month. It will begin at 1:30 p.m. ET and run for about 90 minutes, the announcement said.

The NCUA said speakers from financial institutions and youth workforce programs will discuss the challenges of youth account access and how, in partnership, they overcame barriers to help youth open accounts. The FDIC noted that attendees will learn how to foster partnerships between banks/credit unions and workforce programs to help young workers open federally insured accounts.

Presenters include:

  • Dr. Corey Behel, Director of Partnerships and Workforce Innovations, Florence City Schools
  • Matthew Biliouris, Director, Office of Consumer Financial Protection, NCUA
  • Emerson Hall, Associate Director, Community Affairs, FDIC
  • Tracie Morris, Senior Community Affairs Specialist, FDIC
  • Amanda O’Rourke-Owens, Associate Director, America Saves
  • Alana Parker, Community Reinvestment Officer, First Metro Bank
  • Sylvia Rincon, Senior Vice-President Member Experience, Latino Community Credit Union
  • Julie Wells, Vice-President of Strategy, Durham Children’s Initiative
  • Kenneth Worthey, Program Officer, Financial Literacy, NCUA

Participants will be able to access the webinar on any mobile device via the registration link. Questions can be submitted in advance via email to Use this subject line: Youth Participating in Employment Programs.

Registration is open now.

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