Economic Justice

Celestina is a cancer survivor who is raising her grandson.

Celestina is a cancer survivor who is raising her grandson on a limited income.

The Economic Justice Project (EJP) is a financial literacy and empowerment project intended to help low- and moderate-income individuals and families combat poverty by providing them with knowledge and skills to do so.
The main purpose of the project is to provide educational workshops. In addition to general financial literacy, the project educates our clients on consumer rights, public benefits, and housing rights.
Workshops are available on the following topics:

  • Budgeting and Saving

  • Bank Accounts

  • Credit Basics

  • Credit Repair

  • Student Loans

  • Understanding Taxes

  • End-of-Life Financial Planning

  • Public Benefits

  • Affording Rent in New York City

  • Financial Issues Related to Divorce and Child Support

  • Retirement Planning

  • Negotiation

LWI is grateful for the generous support of Bank of China and BlackRock Gives in supporting the Economic Justice Project.