Tools for Financial Coaching

HOUSECS 59.11

Fall 2016

Mondays, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Wannamaker C004R

This service-learning course provides students with the practical, theoretical, and contextual knowledge to be able to walk with and advocate for individuals experiencing poverty and housing insecurity. Students will learn to serve as financial coaches and learn about successful tools and habits for personal financial management. Student will have the opportunity to interface with Durham community leaders, who will join the course as guest speakers. Equipped by course readings, class discussions and training exercises, students will volunteer weekly with the Community Empowerment Fund (CEF), a student-driven non-profit organization which pairs teams of volunteers to work one-on-one with individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Instructor(s): 
  • Clara Wang, cw274@duke.edu
  • Jasmine Tan, jot4@duke.edu
Sponsor/Department: 
  • Kathy Sikes, DukeEngage
Class Limit: 
25