Los Angeles, California - 09-15-2021 (PR Distribution™) -
Junior Achievement of Southern California (JASoCal) and Compton Unified School District students, grades 3, 4, 6 & 7, would like to thank AIG Life & Retirement for fully funding their month-long virtual summer financial literacy program. The generous $20,000 donation allowed 420 students from the school district to learn important key concepts in financial literacy and work readiness skills.
AIG Life & Retirement, JASoCal and 55 volunteers from 8 companies united in the mission of preparing students for the future. Students received volunteer-led programming which taught them concepts and the benefits of saving, budgeting, resume building, personal branding and understanding how to market their skills.
“One of JASoCal’s main goals is to empower our area’s young people to own their economic success.,” said Kat Delgado Kirkwood, Senior Vice President of Programs at JASoCal. “We’re thankful to AIG Life & Retirement for sharing in our mission and for providing the resources needed to help equip the students of Compton with the tools needed to achieve their dreams.”
AIG Life & Retirement continues to be a leading supporter of Junior Achievement programs both locally and nationally to help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to make smart academic and economic choices.
“AIG Life & Retirement is committed to making a difference in the communities we serve,” said Rob Scheinerman, Chief Executive Officer, AIG Retirement Services. “We are grateful to have the opportunity to support Junior Achievement as they continue their important work of bringing financial literacy and work readiness skills to today’s youth. Our volunteers enjoyed meeting the students of the Compton Unified Student District and seeing all they accomplished over the summer.”
About AIG Life & Retirement
AIG Life & Retirement, a division of AIG (NYSE: AIG), brings together a broad portfolio of protection, retirement savings, investment and lifetime income solutions to help people achieve financial and retirement security. The business consists of four operating segments – Individual Retirement, AIG Retirement Services, Life Insurance and Institutional Markets – and holds longstanding, leading market positions in many of the markets it serves. Additional information about AIG Life & Retirement can be found at lifeandretirement.aig.com.
AIG Retirement Services represents The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company, Houston, TX and its subsidiaries, VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc. and VALIC Retirement Services Company. Securities and investment advisory services offered through VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc., member FINRA, SIPC and an SEC-registered investment adviser, 2919 Allen Pkwy, L03-20, Houston, TX 77019-2158. All companies are members of American International Group, Inc. (AIG).
Since 1954, non-profit organization, Junior Achievement (JA) of SoCal has been the leader in Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship and Work-Readiness education, inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. JASoCal brings our local education and business communities together to invest in the success of K-12 students - the majority of which are considered socio-economically at-risk. With the support of nearly 4,000 volunteers, JASoCal provides relevant, hands-on learning experiences that connect what students learn in the classroom to the real-world and demonstrates how learning correlates to earning -- knowledge critical to empowering students to own their economic success. Through a variety of programs and initiatives JASoCal is shaping the college and career-readiness conversation and playing an important role in Southern California's economic development. Currently serving Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties, JASoCal HQ and JA Finance Park is located at 6250 Forest Lawn Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90068. Additional information can be found at www.jasocal.org | Twitter (@jasocalLA) | Instagram (@JA_SOCAL) | Facebook (@JASoCal) | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/jasocal
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