AWARE in the Community

AWARE has been represented at a number of events across the United States, where our information has been shared with thousands of consumers and groups that share our mission to educate consumers about vehicle financing.

Conferences and events that AWARE has participated in include:

Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill
Federal Trade Commission's Roundtable on Motor Vehicles in San Antonio

Coalition member AFSA Education Foundation attends numerous educator conferences and events to provide teachers with personal finance resources that they can incorporate with their students, and has shared AWARE materials at the following:

National Jump$tart Educators Conference in Washington, D.C.

Regional Jump$tart Conferences

  • Iowa
  • Louisiana
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • Tennessee

Business Education Association Conferences

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • Ohio
  • South Carolina

Other Conferences

  • American Association of Family Consumer Science Teachers
  • CRIF Lending Solutions Forum
  • Kentucky Career & Technical Education Conference
  • South Carolina Education and Business Summit
  • National Institute of Financial and Economic Literacy
  • New York Association of Career & Technical Education Administrators


Recognizing the need for consumer education, automotive industry leaders have formed AWARE (Americans Well-informed on Automobile Retailing Economics), a collaborative industry effort to provide consumers with information, tools, and other resources to better understand the auto financing system.