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Financial Resilience for Artists and Creatives

January 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

MTF is thrilled to host Brunch and Budget for a workshop on Financial Resilience for Artists and Creatives.

The COVID-19 outbreak has turned the United States economy on its head and artist communities have been hit first and hit hard. It can be overwhelming to know how to think about your finances during times like this. When it comes to managing your money in times of crisis, financial literacy is not enough. This workshop will show you how to find financial resilience in uncertain times and empower you to take action for yourself and your community.


  • Learn the 5 steps to financial resilience and how to utilize them in times of crisis
  • Discover how your money personality affects and current financial situation
  • Learn how to manage your income and expenses and examine your spending values
  • Delve into your personal relationship with money, and figure out how to be in control
  • Unpack, declutter and rebuild helpful habits around saving and spending

Pamela Capalad is a Certified Financial Planner™ and has been in the financial services industry since 2008. She founded Brunch & Budget to help people who felt ashamed or embarrassed about money have a safe and friendly place to talk about it and make real financial progress. She co-founded Pockets Change and facilitates hip hop + finance workshops to kids, teens, and college students across the country.

Dyalekt is an MC, Hip Hop educator, and playwright. Mostly all at once. His work focuses on how identity and community involvement lead to self efficacy. He is the Director of Pedagogy for Pockets Change, and has taught thousands of students, from preschoolers to Yale grads. His most recent work, the Museum of Dead Words, is a Hip Hop theater show on communication and empathy in the age of the internet.

Pam & Dyalekt host the Brunch & Budget podcast, focused on personal finance as an act of social justice, and cofounded the Race & Wealth podcast network with Dedrick Asante-Muhammad. They regularly keynote on how art, culture, and media are used to perpetuate racial wealth inequality.

This workshop with Brunch & and Budget will be one hour long followed by a thirty minute community resource sharing session.