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January 28, 2017
Ten more young people completed the Financial Capability Training to join Opportunity Passport™. The training covered asset building, developing credit, and managing money. Participants were very engaged during the training, and began to develop their own savings plans. “They should teach this kind of stuff in school,” says one participant.

Learn how OP has changed
the lives of our youth


Since 2004, YPII has enrolled nearly 750 young people in Opportunity Passport™ with the help of numerous partnering organizations including:

Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative
United Way of Central Iowa
Principal Financial Group Foundation
Greater Iowa Credit Union


OP brochure 2016 Opportuntiy Passport Brochure 2016


Youth meetingOpportunity Passport™

Developed by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, Opportunity Passport™is a package of resources aimed at advancing the economic well-being of young people transitioning from foster care to adulthood.  

Components include:

All Opportunity Passport™ participants: 

Articles

Drawing on 15 years' worth of Opportunity Passport™ participant survey data, the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative reflects on its many successes and underscores its vision to help young people transitioning from foster care thrive. [Read more]  

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Keys to Your Financial Future Resources

Module 1
- Asset Building- Training
         Asset Building - Assessment

Module 2 - Good Credit- Training

          Good Credit - Assessment

Module 3 - Money Management- Training
          Money Management - Assessment

Module 4 - Training and Education- Training

         Training and Education - Assessment

Module 5 - Housing- Training

          Housing - Assessment

Module 6 - Transportation- Training
          Transportation - Assessment

Module 7
- Investing- Training
          Investing - Assessment