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Oakland Public Library Financial Literacy Program Update: Mindblown Collaboration

The idea we are working on is to establish a financial literacy program for the patrons of Oakland Public Library.

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Last week, the co-founder of Mindblown met with Oakland Public Library to discuss ways to work together. Mindblown is a game and discussion based platform aimed at young adults (http://www.mindblownlabs.com/). A couple of promising ideas came out of the meeting:

Teen services at the library has been looking for a group to partner with for teen financial literacy, and they were very excited to explore working with Mindblown.

On the adult side, the 2nd start program has many individuals reading at a 5th grade level, and they would like to explore Mindblown's platform.

Combing teens and adults, Mindblown and the library are curious to map out a course that would have parents and their kids engaged. Part of the thought here is that you can make a game for kids and reach parents.

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Yes, yes, yes! This is so great Trevor. I look forward to hearing more about this collaboration!
The game for teen/parent sounds especially exciting to me.
(I am months behind on reading this - any updates yet?)