21 Savage Launches Online Financial Literacy Program For Youth
21 Savage and the Atlanta rapper’s foundation, Leading By Example, are launching an online financial literacy education program for youth who are staying home due to the coronavirus pandemic. The program is free, as the Associated Press reports.
21 Savage will partner with mobile banking service provider Chime, education technology platform EverFi, and nonprofit Juma Ventures.
The “A Lot” rapper’s nationwide “Bank Account at Home” financial literacy program seeks to educate the youth on earning money and also managing it.
21 Savage is also partnering with Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to provide free WiFi and tablets to marginalized students in the southern city as part of the program’s initiative, according to the AP.
“I feel like it’s important more than ever to give our next generation the tools to succeed in life,” the rapper, who launched his Bank Account program in 2018, said in a statement via AP.
The website for 21 Savage’s “BankAccount at Home” program provides financial literacy resources for various ages, including elementary school-aged children as well as middle school.
Elementary students have access to basic concepts about money management while middle school scholars can explore financial planning, and high school students can download lessons about entrepreneurship and budgeting.
In August, the rapper’s initiative will introduce additional tools as well as scholarship opportunities. Back in April, the rapper released “Secret,” which features Summer Walker. 21 Savage also appeared on Lil Uzi Vert’s Eternal Atake, which was released back in March.