Counting on Progress 2017: September 26th from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at City Winery, 1200 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL. Click here for sponsorship opportunities.
Join us for the Englewood Back to School Parade on August 19, where our Progress on the Go Mobile Financial Empowerment Center will take part in the parade and hand out fun give aways. Learn more.  
Volunteer to serve as a coach for Project Money Members. Learn More.
See the CEP Difference video. Watch on Vimeo.  
CEP volunteers make a difference by helping Illinois families move toward financial stability. Whether you want to work directly with clients or behind the scenes, there is a place for you! Learn more.  
Project Money provides free, confidential, and personalized financial coaching to help you manage your money and improve your financial future. Learn more.  
CEP's tax and financial experts are on-hand to help you prepare taxes, review credit reports, advise on complex tax situations, and provide information on the new Health Care Law. Learn more.  

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