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Event Addresses Teens' Concerns about the Financial Impact of COVID-19

Event Completed!

When: Thursday, April 23, 2020
Where: Virtual Event
Time: 1:00 AM ET
As an extension of their digital and experiential learning resources, Junior Achievement partnered with Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow., CNBC's financial wellness and education initiative in partnership with Acorns, to host "Tomorrows Are More Important Than Ever: A Virtual Town Hall for America's Teens".

Hosted by CNBC Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson, this unique interactive event gave teens across America direct access to some of the country's most knowledgeable economists, entrepreneurs, psychologists and counselors and asked them top-of-mind questions about how to best adapt to the new normal. The panelists offered simple, straightforward strategies to help empower participants to strive toward a bright and successful tomorrow – because tomorrows are more important than ever.

Special Thanks to the Panelists

Sheila Bair, former FDIC Chair and CNBC Financial Wellness Council Member
Brian Coleman, School Counselor and Counseling Department Chair
William Jones College Prep High School, Chicago, Illinois; and American School Counselor Association (ASCA) 2019 School Counselor of the Year
Daymond John, Founder and CEO, FUBU; Co-star, ABC's "Shark Tank"; and Author, Rise and Grind , The Power of Broke and Powershift
Brad Klontz, PhD, PsyD, CFP, Founder, Financial Psychology Institute; Associate Professor of Practice in Financial Psychology, Creighton University Heider College of Business; and CNBC Financial Wellness Council Member

JA and CNBC Virtual Town Hall

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