Tuesday, November 29
6:30pm - 8:30pm
CalKids Town Hall
The California Kids Investment and Development Savings (CalKIDS) Program was created by the State of California to help more children have an opportunity to save for higher education.
Town Hall will be hosted by the Alameda County Office of Education in partnership with State Treasurer Fiona Ma and CalKIDS.
Eligible students and families are invited to attend in-person or virtually and encouraged to sign up for the program.
Eligible participants must be:
Born in California on or after July 1, 2022
An eligible low-income public school student in grades 1-12 in California (as defined by the Local Control Funding Formula)
Alameda County Office of Education
313 West Winton Ave., Hayward, CA 94544
Virtually Via Zoom
(link to be posted to this page day of event)
CalKids provides children in California a jump start on saving for college or career training.
The program, administered by the ScholarShare Investment Board, automatically provides newborns and eligible low-income public school children in California an initial seed deposit, plus other possible financial incentives so that they can start saving money for college.
All babies born in California on or after July 1, 2022, will receive up to $100 in a college savings account. Additionally, eligible low-income public school students may qualify to receive up to $1,500 in college savings for their future.
CalKIDS accounts can also be linked with new or existing ScholarShare 529 accounts, where friends and family can deposit funds to a child’s account.
For more information about the program go to www.calkids.org