- April 30, 2022
- Posted by: Bastion team
- Category: World News
Announced during Financial Literacy Month, the innovative new program is made possible through a partnership between Santander Consumer, City Year and Operation HOPE
DALLAS, April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (“Santander Consumer” and “SC”) today announced that it is working with its established community partners City Year and Operation HOPE to bring financial literacy training to City Year AmeriCorps members, starting in greater Dallas with the intention to expand the program to other cities over the next two years. City Year AmeriCorps members working in select Dallas schools have access to financial workshops and one-on-one personal coaching designed and administered by Operation HOPE, Inc., the nation’s largest non-profit dedicated to financial empowerment, with award-winning financial wellness programs designed to educate and transform thinking when it comes to making decisions about money, building wealth and working toward financial independence.
Funded by a start-up grant to Operation HOPE from the Santander Consumer USA Inc. Foundation, the program launched in Dallas in November 2021 with 25 City Year AmeriCorps members. When participants of this first cohort complete their program in May 2022, they will have received six months of financial literacy and empowerment curriculum from Operation HOPE, personal financial coaching for budgeting, saving, improving credit scores, and establishing and managing credit, as well as a…