CARE Program Participation
The following Kentucky counties have participated in CARE in Kentucky. If you’re an educator, learn how you can bring CARE to your classroom. If you are a lawyer or attorney, learn how you can get involved.
The following Kentucky counties have participated in the CARE program. Learn how you can get involved.
Awards and Recognition
The CARE program in Kentucky has been praised and recognized by numerous organizations and individuals. In 2012 the program received a 2012 Gheens Institute for Innovation Creativity and Entrepreneurship Award in recognition for its service toward the financial education of Jefferson County Kentucky students.
The Credit Abuse Resistance Education program (CARE) was created in 2002 by New York Judge John C. Ninfo II retired United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of New York. CARE is a personal finance literacy education outreach program that provides interested and caring judges, trustees, attorneys and court staff members from the legal community as speakers to high schools. The presenters share with students their unique knowledge and experiences and to provide them with lessons, tactics and techniques they need in order to help them lead a financially responsible, consumer debt-free life. The CARE Program has a presence in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.
The American media has dubbed this program a “scared straight” credit program for students. CARE is honored to be a national partner of the Jump$tart Coalition and a member of the National Financial Education Network.
The CARE program is enhanced by services provided by:
- Jefferson County Public Schools Materials and Production Department
- Louisville Bar Association
- Fayette County Bar Association
- Clark and Riggs Printing Company
Show Your Support
Show your support for CARE in Kentucky. If you represent a law firm or are an independent attorney, consider adding this line to your website: Attorneys CARE about credit education for Kentucky teens. We support CARE in Kentucky.
Just copy and paste the following code onto your webpage. To include this statement along with a link back to the CARE website.
<p>Attorneys CARE about credit education for Kentucky teens. We support <a href="http://careinky.org/">CARE in Kentucky.</p>