Latina Empowerment Day 2020 – Bakersfield & Fresno
September 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
9:20 -10:00 – SESSION 1- CALSAVERS: PREPARING FOR YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE
Latinas face a number of barriers to sustained financial security, including workplace retirement plan access. In this session you will learn about CalSavers, California’s new retirement savings program that is available to workers whose employers do not offer a workplace retirement plan, self-employed individuals, and others who want to contribute towards additional savings. Hear from a panel of experts that will help you understand the program and the best way to save for retirement.
10:05 -11:00 – SESSION 2 – LEADING DURING A PANDEMIC: SERVING ON BOARDS & COMMISSIONS
Energy issues are significant to California, and yet less than 3% of various energy board positions are held by Latinas. In this session you will gain a better understanding of how apply for and serve on Boards or Commissions and be able to step into positions of leadership to advocate for your community. Current commissioners will share their experiences serving on natural resource boards and commissions, how to prepare to serve, and share key tips on how to get appointed.