The Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) will be participating in a financial literacy event called Financial Education Week, April 22nd - 26th. The week-long event, organized by the Mexican Consulate in San Diego, in collaboration with the City of National City, City of Chula Vista, San Diego County Office of Education, Alliant International University, California Foundation Fund, San Diego CITD, and other community-based organizations, will feature workshops and activities in Spanish on personal finance topics.
The event also includes a 3-day entrepreneurship boot camp for high school students. After the boot camp, the students will be able to compete in a business plan competition for a chance to win a scholarship and an iPad. Winners of the boot camp business plan competition will be invited to participate in YEP and receive assistance with launching their business.