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Study Skills Workshop and Financial Literacy Bootcamp offered by DEOC

By April 23, 2018

Delta Educational Opportunity Center, a federal TRIO program, is offering a free Study Skills Workshop April 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center for Community and Economic Development near Delta State’s campus.

The center is located at 1417 College St. in Cleveland.

The workshop is open to anyone who lives in Coahoma, Tunica, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Leflore, Sunflower, Bolivar, Washington, Humphreys, Holmes, Sharkey, or Issaquena counties and does not have a four-year degree.

During the session, participants will engage in learning activities focusing on effective listening, note taking, critical thinking, and time management skills. To reserve your seat, please contact LaSheka Bell at 662-588-5391 or

DEOC is also excited to announce a collaboration with Mississippi Community Financial Access Coalition to offer its first Financial Literacy Boot Camp. This five-week training course is free and open to the public. Training dates are May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center for Community and Economic Development. Learn how to get your finances on track, reduce debt, start saving, establish or re-establish credit, and much more. If you need to improve your credit score, are preparing for home ownership, looking to start a small business, or just interested in gaining financial knowledge, this workshop is for you. Register online at, or call Kiara Chinn at 601-316-5447 or Lakisha L. Butler at 662-588-5196 today.