The African American Wellness Agency Presents The Financial Wellness Summit: Legacy

The African American Wellness Agency Presents The Financial Wellness Summit: Legacy


COLUMBUS, OHIO (October 2021) – Join the National Center for Urban Solutions, African American Wellness Agency (AAWA) for our 3rd Annual Financial Wellness Summit: LEGACY. Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Columbus State Community College located at 250 Cleveland Ave., Mitchell Hall, 2nd floor.  The networking event will be centered around building generational wealth, home ownership, money management and more. LaRese Purnell, founder and CEO of Cleveland Black Box Fix, The Real Black Friday and co-owner Managing Partner of CLE Consulting Firm in Cleveland, Ohio will be the keynote speaker.

This will be an entertaining networking event with guest panelists and free financial wellness screenings. The AAWA’s goal is to provide financial wellness services to advance the economic state of African American men and their families. Participants will leave the event feeling financially empowered and ready to START, SAVE and SECURE their financial legacies. This event is free and open to the community with COVID-19 provisions and restrictions given by the State of Ohio and also available to view virtually.  For more information and to register, please visit the AAWA website:

Established in 2004, the mission of the African American Wellness Agency (AAWA) is to increase the life expectancy of African American men in physical health, mental health, financial health, fatherhood and research. We have embraced an expanded focus into six core initiatives that also include mentorship and research that develop men into great fathers and remove barriers that may hinder their participation in the lives of their children.  We are “The Holistic Black Impact of Health and Wellness for African American Men and their families”.


Theresa A. Bush
Director of Public Relations & Communications