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Money Talks

Summary The Money Talks Workgroup focuses on developing and evaluating money management curriculum with the aim to increase the financial literacy capability of youth and young adults (14-24) by giving them applied experiences that encourage fiscally sound decision-making in marketplace transactions.
Workgroup Chair Information
Name Marisa Neelon (Co-Chair)
Phone 925-608-6681
Unit: Contra Costa County
Membership List
CE Advisor
Ganthavorn, Chutima Riverside County
  Cooperative Extension Advisor Emerita Nutrition Education and Evaluation, Consumer Food Safety, Community Garden
Nathaniel, Keith Los Angeles County
  County Director & 4-H Youth Development Advisor Adolescent Development; Educational Planning; Social Capital and Community Networks
Neelon, Marisa Community Nutrition and Health
  Community Nutrition and Health Advisor, Emeritus Food security and the prevention of childhood obesity and chronic disease in populations with low-income.
Padasas,, Irene Community Nutrition and Health
  Community Nutrition and Health Advisor Community-based program, evaluation, family culture and health, children and youth positive development, ethnic minorities
Peterson, Shirley San Luis Obispo County
  Advisor Emeritus Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences Nutrition, food safety, & consumer economics.
CE Specialist
(info only) Varcoe, Karen Dean's Office CNAS
  Consumer Economics Specialist Family and consumer sciences
Other ANR
Costello, Connie Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
  Nutrition Supervisor EFNEP & UC CalFresh
Pacheco, Alena San Luis Obispo County
  Work-Based Mentoring
Membership Totals
Number of Members8
ANR Members8
Info Only1
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