Launch Date – October 2017
Jake Peavy joined Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson to celebrate students participating in the newly launched Focus Forward Financial Scholars Program, a national financial education initiative. In partnership with leading technology innovator, EVERFI, Inc., the Peavy Family Foundation is providing this program to students in four key US markets, including in Mobile, Alabama. Jake and Mobile Mayor, Sandy Stimpson visited the Semmes Branch of the Boys & Girls Club of South Alabama to officially launch this initiative in Mobile and to spend time with students working on the digital Focus Forward Financial Scholars Program.This program is an interactive, web-based financial education course designed to empower young people with essential skills needed to make sound financial decisions. Sponsored by the Peavy Family Foundation, it is in the process of being implemented at schools in Mobile, Boston, San Diego and San Francisco at no cost to the schools and community organizations.