Atlanta University Center Consortium

Financial Empowerment Series

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Good credit is the gatekeeper to every thing from homeownership to securing cable. In two upcoming CommUniversity workshops, Common Cents: Financial Empowerment Series and Homebuyer Workshop, get free admission, free lunch, prizes and tips on how to increase credit score and make ends meet. From baby boomer to millennial, financial literacy will lead to better life choices.

Don’t miss the Financial Empowerment series workshop Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Get free admission, prizes, lunch, and down payment assistance.

Homebuyer Seminar

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Register today!

Homebuyer Workshop: First-time Homebuyer

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

The Veranda at Scholars Landing

130 Lawshe St. 

Atlanta, GA 30314

Parking is $3 and lunch provided to those who preregister 

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Are you looking to buy a home? Are you ready to build a future and invest in your family? Register now to attend a Free HUD-Approved Homebuyer Workshop

Come learn about:

  • Budgeting for home ownership
  • Correcting credit issues
  • Qualifying for down-payment assistance
  • Obtaining foreclosure deals
  • Completing the home-buying process

Participants who complete all requirements are eligible for a down-payment assistance certificate.

Call 404-523-5148, ext. 1525 for more details                     

Common Cents Saturdays

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Financial Empowerment Series

Need help getting out of debt? Want to stop living paycheck to paycheck? Want advice on how to improve your credit score? Need tips on how to buy a home or save for retirement? CommUniversity offers free financial empowerment classes during our Common Cents Saturdays series. 

This four-week series is designed to help participants make smarter financial decisions. Topics include budgeting, saving, raising credit scores, planning for emergencies, and avoiding predatory lending.

Learn how to:

  • Develop a financial plan
  • Raise your credit score
  • Plan for emergencies
  • Choose the best loan
  • Avoid predatory lending
  • Budget to make ends meet
  • Build financial confidence
  • Prepare for homeownership and retirement
  • Manage credit and debt
  • Increase savings and/or investments

JOIN US!

Common Cents Saturdays

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

and

Saturday, April 14, 2018

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Veranda at Scholars Landing Multipurpose Room

130 Lawshe St.

Atlanta GA. 30314

Free: parking in rear of building

refreshments

door prizes

 Call 404-523-5148 for information

Must attend all of the session to receive a certificate

To register, click here.

Building Wealth in the Black Community

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From credit cards to student loans, learn how to master your debt at the four-day Clark Atlanta University and Atlanta University Center Consortium Financial Literacy Initiative, Friday, Nov. 4, through Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Highlights of the event include a special performance by New Orleans rapper Dee-1, who has rapped about paying off his student loans; a viewing of “The Film Black Friday,” a documentary that examines the spending habits of African-Americans, chronicles the bad financial moves we as a people make, and offers solutions on how to manage our $1.2 trillion buying power; and a “Talk Back” discussion with celebrity panelists from the documentary.

Panelists include: Spelman alumna and financial coach Gianna Brown, life coach Ona Brown, Grammy Award-winning music producer and empire-builder David Banner, entrepreneur and radio veteran David Anderson, media mogul and Morehouse man Munson Steed, natural hair proponent and empowerment guru Mushiya, and image and community rebuilder Freeway Rick Ross, and visual storyteller and director Ric Mathis.

All events held at Clark Atlanta University Student Center. RSVP at TheFilmBlackFriday.com.

See the schedule of events.

Small Business ARC Program

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Assessment, Resources and Consultation to expand your business possibilities!

ASK YOURSELF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Has your business growth and expansion stalled?

  • Can you boost your marketing without a business assessment?

  • How can you get expert assistance and access to capital?

  • Can you get to the next level in managing your business?

Attend our next business development program

Jan. 13, 2018 – May 30, 2018

The AUCC and UCDC Small Business ARC is a project of Atlanta University Center’s CommUniversity Program designed to assist local, small, emerging, and start-up business owners with the tools to expand their business possibilities. The tools include Assessment, Resources, and Consultation to help small business owners continuously progress from a “surviving” to a “thriving” mode of business development. The Small Business ARC project is seeking seven small business owners who recognize the need for technical assistance, and are willing to commit to three months of premium business service collaboration this year. 

                          Information Packages Now Available

Small Business ARC information package.

Small Business ARC application.

For more information, call 404-523-5148.

Contact Us

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Directions

AUC Consortium Office

Atlanta University Center Consortium Inc.
Phone: 404-523-5778
Fax:   404-525-7377
P.O. Box 92527
156 Mildred Street
Atlanta, GA 30314


CommUniversity Staff

Tamala Fortson
Associate Director/Business Manager
404-523-5148

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Anthony Otey
CommUniversity Program Coordinator
404-523-5148, x1525

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Angela Yarbrough
Executive Assistant
404-523-2125

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Courses and Events

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Whether you’re interested in learning how to manage your personal finances, purchase your first home, or use your talents to improve your community, CommUniversity has a course for you! Check out some of our upcoming classes and events below.

Small Business ARC

Through AUCC Assessment, Resources and Consultation, expand your business possibilities. See more on ARC.

Small Business ARC information package.

Small Business ARC application.

 

 

 

Financial Empowerment Series

Whether trying to get a credit fix or develop a financial plan, the financial empowerment series offers opportunities to move from debt to savings. Register for the Oct. 21, 2017, workshop.

 

 

 

Homebuyer Seminar

Stop renting! Find out how to become a homeowner in our home-buying seminar. Get down-payment and credit-repair assistance. Register for our next workshop.

 

 

 

 

Know Your Rights: Free Legal Info Forum at
CAU Money Smart Week

Seize the opportunity to speak with experienced attorneys about legal challenges.

 

About Communiversity

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CommUniversity connects our neighboring COMMunity and our UNIVERSITY center through innovative programs that inform, educate and inspire. Through CommUniversity, the Atlanta University Center Consortium offers innovative community-focused learning opportunities that enrich the lives of individuals, strengthen the workforce, and enhance the community. Whether you are a neighborhood resident, community leader, business owner or campus employee, we have programs and services that are designed just for you. CommUniversity is designed to promote collaboration and mutual learning among members of the campus community, residents and service providers.

Staff

• Mr. Anthony Otey, CommUniversity Program Coordinator

• Mrs. Tamala Fortson, Associate Director

• Ms. Angela Yarbrough,  Executive Assistant

 

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