Oweesta 2020-2021 Training Schedule

November 2-6, 2020 ~ Virtual ~ Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer ~ Open to Public

Training: Virtual Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer

Date: November 2-6, 2020

Location: Virtual (Sponsored by Wells Fargo Foundation)

Trainers: Stephanie Cote, Programs Officer, Oweesta Corporation; Lanalle Smith, Programs Office, Oweesta Corporation

Eligibility: Open to Public

Cost: Free to Attend

Registration: HERE

Contact: Stephanie Cote, Stephanie@oweesta.org; Lanalle Smith, Lanalle@oweesta.org

Description: The Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer will offer a three day, state-of-the-art instructor training and certification program to help Native CDFIs, tribes, and other Native organizations establish and sustain financial education programs in their communities.

This three day training covers:

  • Effective financial education training techniques and resources
  • An in depth look at the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families 5th Edition curriculum

Upon completion of the training, participants will be prepared to successfully pass the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families 5th Edition certification exam, becoming certified financial education trainers. Participants must attend and complete all days of training, participate in an oral presentation, and pass the exam to be certified as an instructor.

Update: Due to the recent developments on the domestic spread of the Coronavirus within the U.S., Oweesta is moving this training virtually.

The safety of our participants and staff are of the utmost concern to Oweesta during this time of uncertainty and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause in revisiting your travel plans, but we prefer to err on the side of caution for your ultimate safety.

December 7-11, 2020 ~ Virtual ~ Building Native Communities: Financial Coaching for Families ~ Open to Public

Training: Virtual Building Native Communities: Financial Coaching for Families

Date: December 7-11, 2020

Location: Virtual (Sponsored by Rose Foundation & Wells Fargo)

Trainers: Stephanie Cote, Programs Officer, First Nations Oweesta Corporation; Lanalle Smith, Programs Office, First Nations Oweesta Corporation

Eligibility: Open to Public

Cost: Free to Attend

Registration: HERE

Contact: Stephanie Cote, Stephanie@oweesta.org; Lanalle Smith, Lanalle@oweesta.org

Description: Please join us for Oweesta Corporation’s national training, Building Native Communities: Financial Coaching for Families! This training will draw on fundamental Native values, returning us to the grounded belief that our clients must be the agents of change in their own lives. Participants will learn how to do the following: Support your clients to focus on strengthening their financial mindset and behavior so that they are better able to reach their financial goals; Improve clients’ ability to absorb financial shock; and Expand clients’ ability to find and evaluate the information needed to make financial decisions. This hands-on, interactive training will provide tools, resources, and an approach that will empower financial educators to engage in one-on-one coaching relationships with their clients. The training, funded in part through the generosity of Rose Foundation, is designed to build on the skills and knowledge of the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families curriculum and assumes practitioners have an understanding of personal financial concepts.

Update: Due to the recent developments on the domestic spread of the Coronavirus within the U.S., Oweesta is keeping this training tentatively.

The safety of our participants and staff are of the utmost concern to Oweesta during this time of uncertainty and we prefer to err on the side of caution for your ultimate safety.

January 25-29, 2021 ~ Virtual ~ Virtual Building Native Communities: Financial Empowerment for Teens & Young Adults ~ Open to the Public

Training: Virtual Building Native Communities: Financial Empowerment for Teens & Young Adults

Date: January 25-29, 2021

Location: Virtual (Sponsored by Native Learning Center)

Trainers: Stephanie Cote, Programs Officer, Oweesta Corporation; Lanalle Smith, Programs Office, Oweesta Corporation

Eligibility: Open to Public

Cost: Free to Attend

Registration: HERE

Contact: Stephanie Cote, Stephanie@oweesta.org; Lanalle Smith, Lanalle@oweesta.org

Description: Please join us for First Nations Oweesta Corporation’s national training, Building Native Communities: Financial Coaching for Families! This training will draw on fundamental Native values, returning us to the grounded belief that our clients must be the agents of change in their own lives. Participants will learn how to do the following: Support your clients to focus on strengthening their financial mindset and behavior so that they are better able to reach their financial goals; Improve clients’ ability to absorb financial shock; and Expand clients’ ability to find and evaluate the information needed to make financial decisions. This hands-on, interactive training will provide tools, resources, and an approach that will empower financial educators to engage in one-on-one coaching relationships with their clients. The training, funded in part through the generosity of Rose Foundation, is designed to build on the skills and knowledge of the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families curriculum and assumes practitioners have an understanding of personal financial concepts.

Update: Due to the recent developments on the domestic spread of the Coronavirus within the U.S., Oweesta is moving this training to a virtual setting.

The safety of our participants and staff are of the utmost concern to Oweesta during this time of uncertainty and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause in revisiting your travel plans, but we prefer to err on the side of caution for your ultimate safety.

April 12-16, 2021 ~ Virtual ~ Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer ~ Open to Public

Training: Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer (National Training)

Date: April 12-16, 2021

Location: Virtual (Supported by Native Learning Center)

Trainers: Lanalle Smith, Programs Manager, Oweesta Corporation; Stephanie Cote, Programs Officer, Oweesta Corporation

Eligibility: Open to Public

Cost: Free to Attend

Registration: TBD

Contact: Stephanie Cote, Stephanie@oweesta.org

Description: The Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer will offer a three day, state-of-the-art instructor training and certification program to help Native CDFIs, tribes, and other Native organizations establish and sustain financial education programs in their communities.

This three day training covers:

  • Effective financial education training techniques and resources
  • An in depth look at the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families 5th Edition curriculum

Upon completion of the training, participants will be prepared to successfully pass the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families 5th Edition certification exam, becoming certified financial education trainers. Participants must attend and complete all days of training, participate in an oral presentation, and pass the exam to be certified as an instructor.

Update: Due to the recent developments on the domestic spread of the Coronavirus within the U.S., Oweesta is moving this training virtually.

The safety of our participants and staff are of the utmost concern to Oweesta during this time of uncertainty and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause in revisiting your travel plans, but we prefer to err on the side of caution for your ultimate safety.

May 17-21, 2021 ~ Virtual ~ Building Native Communities: Financial Coaching for Families ~ Open to Public

Training: Virtual Building Native Communities: Financial Coaching for Families

Date: May 17-21, 2021

Location: Virtual (Sponsored by Native Learning Center)

Trainers: Stephanie Cote, Programs Officer, Oweesta Corporation; Lanalle Smith, Programs Office, Oweesta Corporation

Eligibility: Open to Public

Cost: Free to Attend

Registration: TBD

Contact: Stephanie Cote, Stephanie@oweesta.org; Lanalle Smith, Lanalle@oweesta.org

Description: Please join us for Oweesta Corporation’s national training, Building Native Communities: Financial Coaching for Families! This training will draw on fundamental Native values, returning us to the grounded belief that our clients must be the agents of change in their own lives. Participants will learn how to do the following: Support your clients to focus on strengthening their financial mindset and behavior so that they are better able to reach their financial goals; Improve clients’ ability to absorb financial shock; and Expand clients’ ability to find and evaluate the information needed to make financial decisions. This hands-on, interactive training will provide tools, resources, and an approach that will empower financial educators to engage in one-on-one coaching relationships with their clients. The training, funded in part through the generosity of Rose Foundation, is designed to build on the skills and knowledge of the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families curriculum and assumes practitioners have an understanding of personal financial concepts.

Update: Due to the recent developments on the domestic spread of the Coronavirus within the U.S., Oweesta is moving this training to a virtual setting.

The safety of our participants and staff are of the utmost concern to Oweesta during this time of uncertainty and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause in revisiting your travel plans, but we prefer to err on the side of caution for your ultimate safety.

Oweesta 2020 Webinar Schedule

October 14, 2020 ~ Introduction to Financial Coaching with Change Machine ~ Open to Public

Training: Introduction to Financial Coaching with Change Machine

Date: October 14, 2020

Time: 2-3pm MT

Trainers: Change Machine

Eligibility: Open to Public

Cost: Free to Attend

Registration: Link HERE

Contact: Stephanie Cote, Stephanie@oweesta.org

Description: The Clinic is offering No-Cost, virtual financial coaching to address the financial insecurity that COVID-19 has brought to light in our communities. Coaching sessions take place by phone, video conference, or via email/text. A diverse and experienced team of Financial Coaches from across the country are prepared to assist your customers as they navigate these turbulent times. Join us to find out more about this opportunity for your clients!

September 1, 2020 ~ How to Utilize a Market Analysis ~ Open to Public

Event: How to Utilize a Market Analysis (In Partnership with Native Learning Center)

Date: September 1, 2020

Time: 12-1pm MT

Eligibility: Open to Public

Trainers: Krystal Langholz, Chief Operating Officer, Oweesta Corporation

Cost: Free to Attend

Registration: Link HERE

Contact: Stephanie Cote, Stephanie@oweesta.org; Krystal Langholz, krystal@oweesta.org

Description: Maybe your organization has just completed a market analysis or maybe you had a consultant complete this work for you; what now? This webinar will discuss the range of uses for a market analysis, what it tells your organization, and how you can use it to steer the work of your organization.

September 10, 2020 ~ Debits and Credits of a Loan Loss Reserve ~ Open to Public

Training: Debits and Credits of a Loan Loss Reserve (In Partnership with Native Learning Center)

Date: September 10, 2020

Time: 12-1pm MT

Trainers: Florence Ludka, Chief Financial Officer, Oweesta Corporation

Eligibility: Open to Public

Cost: Free to Attend

Registration: Link HERE

Contact: Stephanie Cote, Stephanie@oweesta.org; Florence Ludka, florence@oweesta.org

Description: This webinar will explain the “how to” of loan loss reserve accounting.  We will discuss the debits and credits for the different types of accounting transactions involving your loan loss reserve account and the other accounts these transactions impact.  We will provide scenario examples and work through the required journal entries.

CONTACT US

Oweesta Corporation
2432 Main Street, 1st Floor
Longmont, CO 80501
303.774.8838
info@oweesta.org

Oweesta is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

ABOUT OWEESTA

Oweesta is the only existing Native CDFI intermediary offering financial products and development services exclusively to Native CDFIs and Native communities. Specifically, Oweesta provides training, technical assistance, investments, research, and policy advocacy to help Native communities develop an integrated range of asset-building products and services, including financial education and financial products.

Asset-building tools stimulate reservation economies by providing tribal members the opportunity to acquire financial management skills and build and accumulate assets through small business creation, homeownership, education, and much more.

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