For Immediate Release
March 11, 2024
Contact Information

Jasmine C. Houston, BHW Press Secretary

(BPRW) Empowering Futures: Celebrating the Success of Our Groundbreaking Financial Literacy Workshop

(Black PR Wire) In an unprecedented celebration of Black History Month, Chase Bank with presentations by J.P. Morgan Chase & Company, and in collaboration with The Beverly Hills West (CA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated (BHW), hosted an empowering evening dedicated to financial literacy and inclusion. This landmark event, held at Chase Bank's Downtown Los Angeles premiere location, drew a diverse crowd of eager participants, all united in their quest for financial empowerment and community engagement. Zna Portlock Houston, BHW President, shared the importance of spreading financial literacy throughout the community. Dr. Lovene Knight who chairs the Chapter's focus on financial literacy believes that a community rooted in understanding the various ways to invest even a few dollars creates a legacy for future generations. 

The evening commenced with a reception where attendees enjoyed refreshments and a unique opportunity for networking with fellow community members, fostering connections that extend beyond the financial realm. The atmosphere was charged with anticipation for the workshop that lay ahead, underscoring the community's eagerness to embrace financial literacy as a cornerstone of empowerment.

As the workshop began, the experts from J.P. Morgan Chase & Company took the stage, guiding attendees through the intricacies of investing with a clarity and passion that resonated with everyone in the room. The message was clear: "Investing is for Everyone". This workshop was meticulously designed to cater to all levels of financial literacy, from beginners to those seeking to refine their investment strategies, ensuring that every participant left with valuable knowledge and tools to navigate the world of investing.

The overwhelming success of this event is a testament to the shared belief in the importance of financial literacy as a tool for fostering independence, growth, and resilience within our communities. It marks a significant step towards the integration of financial education into the fabric of daily life, empowering individuals to make informed decisions that pave the way for a secure and prosperous future.

This workshop is part of a series of initiatives aimed at promoting financial literacy and inclusion, spearheaded by BHW and its esteemed partners. The enthusiasm and positive feedback received from participants underscore the community's appetite for such transformative experiences and the critical role of financial education in achieving economic empowerment.

To stay informed about future initiatives and events like this, please visit or contact Ms. Jasmine C. Houston, BHW Press Secretary:

We extend our heartfelt thanks to all who participated in this inspiring evening of financial empowerment. Your engagement and eagerness to learn are the driving forces behind our continued commitment to fostering financial literacy within our communities. Together, we are paving the way towards a future where financial independence and growth are accessible to all.