Miami, FL on May 5th, Boston, MA on May 19th, Los Angeles, CA on June 2nd

Boston, MA – April 26, 2018 – OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest Black bank, is proud to announce its 8th Annual “I Got Bank!” Financial Literacy Contest where ten children will win a $1,000 savings account for the best essays and the best art projects that represent the “I Got Bank!” theme. In addition, OneUnited Bank President & Owner Teri Williams, who is also the author of “I Got Bank! What My Granddad Taught Me About Money” (Beckham), will give away signed copies of her book on the following dates and cities (refreshments will be served):

Book Giveaways

Miami – Saturday, May 5th, 2018
10am to 12pm at the Liberty City Branch
3275 N.W. 79th Street, Miami, FL 33142
Boston – Saturday, May 19th, 2018
10am to 12pm at the Grove Hall Branch
648 Warren Street, Dorchester, MA 02121
Los Angeles – Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
10am to 12pm at the Crenshaw Branch
3683 Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016


Parents and children from the greater Miami, Boston and Los Angeles areas are cordially invited to attend the free book giveaway, where they can network at the meet and greet with Teri Williams, President & Owner of OneUnited Bank and learn more about the 8th Annual I Got Bank Essay & Art Contest and the #BankBlack Movement.

OneUnited Bank partners with BMe Community to celebrate #IAmBlackGenius and #MakeBlackHistory by showcasing financial literacy. In a nationwide BMe powered search for the best and brightest, kids between the ages of 8 and 12 are encouraged to read a financial literacy book of their choosing, and either write a 250-word essay or create an art project to show how they would apply what they learned from the book to their daily lives. Submissions must be emailed or postmarked by June 15, 2018. The Bank will choose ten winners and award a $1,000 OneUnited Bank savings account by August 31, 2018. For more information about the official contest rules, please visit:

Media Contact: Suzan McDowell, Circle of One Marketing, [email protected], or 305-576-3790

About OneUnited Bank
OneUnited Bank is the premier bank for urban communities, the largest Black-owned bank, the first Black internet bank and a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). Its mission is to provide affordable financial services to support economic development in urban communities and maintain superior financial performance to maximize shareholder value. OneUnited is an FDIC insured bank and an equal housing lender.

About BMe Community
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