2022 Financial Literacy Month Virtual Speaker Series Recap
We are feeling grateful for such an amazing Financial Literacy Month!

We are so grateful to all the speakers, sponsors, and attendees that made our 2022 Financial Literacy Month Virtual Speaker Series the best and biggest yet. We saw over 500 attendees across all 13 sessions. Cheers to you all!

If you missed a session, all of the recordings are currently available on our Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.

Olivia Sorenson, Winner of the OnPoint Community Credit Union's $1,000 Oregon College Savings Plan Sweepstakes
Congratulations to Olivia for being OnPoint's $1,000 Oregon College Savings Plan drawing winner as part of OnPoint's support for the 2022 Financial Literacy Conference. Her sons Everett and Sawyer will benefit from the donation to kick start their college savings!
Stay Tuned for 2023!
2022 Speakers
Thank you speakers for taking the time to help deliver an engaging program of interesting and informative financial education topics.

Financial Empowerment During and After Incarceration

Counselor Michael Gibson, Two Rivers Correctional Institution
Amber Kelly, OnPoint Community Credit Union
Dirk van Velzen, The Prison Scholar Fund

Between Your Heart and Mine: Untangling Financial Conversations

Jen Nash, Priceless Financial Coaching

Quiero Comprar una Casa, Por Donde Debo Empezar?
(I Want to Buy a House, Where Should I Start?)

Fernando Velez, Oregon Housing & Community Services

Black Women Empowering Finances Panel Presents: "The 5Cs of Business Success"

Dee Bowden, Black Women Empowering Finances
Joyce Chesley Hayward, Black Women Empowering Finances
Janisha Richardson, Black Women Empowering Finances
RaShida Roberts, Black Women Empowering Finances
Tashaya Singleton, Black Women Empowering Finances

IDAs in Oregon: Our Approach to Building Financial Stability and Wealth

Luke Bonham, Neighborhood Partnerships

Navigating Disasters: A Roadmap to Protecting Your Family and Your Wallet

Karla Martinez, Oregon Division of Financial Regulation
Craig Vattiat, Oregon Division of Financial Regulation

Financial Education Facilitators Tell All: Tips and Tricks from the Experts

Chelsey Kastrup, Prudential
Logwone Warrior Mitz, Eagle Strategies
Mary Vasquez, Point West Credit Union

Breaking Down the Chain: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and Tokens Explained

Daniel Demian, Albert

How Does Financial Literacy Impact Gen-Z? A Panel Discussion with Next Gen Personal Finance

Yanely Espinal, Next Gen Personal Finance
Zachary Stotz, OSU Center for Advancing Financial Education
Javier Gomez, FBOR Fellow
Denys Isordia Matilde, FBOR Fellow
Sarvodaya Singh, FBOR Fellow

Financial Trauma: Immigrant and Refugee Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse

Yekaterina Kozachuk, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon: Slavic Oregon Social Services

Navigating Change: Adapting Financial Education in Times of Crisis

Erin Moore, OnPoint Community Credit Union
Vincent Pollard, OnPoint Community Credit Union
Taaj Armstrong, PGE - Project Zero Works

Get It Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won't Have To

Dr. Cozette M. White, My Financial Home Enterprises

Dia Del Nino: Haciendo Las Finanzas Divertidas Para Ninos!
(Children's Day: Making Finances Fun for Kids!)

Laura Aguirre, Consulado de Mexico en Portland
2022 Sponsors
Thank you sponsors for making all the sessions possible. See you next year!

Impact Sponsor

A longtime supporter of financial literacy efforts, OnPoint shares our passion for strengthening Oregon communities through financial education.