Entrepreneurship and Economics for the Justice Impacted
If you or someone you know is formerly incarcerated and interested in starting a business, we invite you to join us on Saturday, November 14, 2020, 11am-1pm CST, for a workshop focused on entrepreneurship and economics for justice-impacted people.
Training topics include:
- Asset Poverty, Incarceration and Financial Insecurity
- The Pros and Challenges of Entrepreneurship
- COVID’s Impact on Entrepreneurs
- Getting Prepared for Entrepreneurship with a Conviction
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition and its grassroots member organizations create opportunities for people to build wealth. It works with community leaders, policymakers and financial institutions to champion fairness and end discrimination in lending, housing and business.
The Washington, DC Women’s Business Center (DC WBC) is a business development organization that serves women entrepreneurs in the Washington, DC Capitol Region. The DC WBC provides training and consultation to assist in the growth of women-owned businesses.
Austin Justice Coalition is a racial justice group that educates and builds community power for people of color who live in Austin, Texas that need support, community, and liberation during a time of systemic injustice in America.
Lettisha Boyd of Beyond $avvy (www.beyondsavvy.org) will lead the workshop. Lettisha is a certified financial health counselor with over 10-years of experience in the criminal and social justice field, and founder and Executive Director of Beyond $avvy Corporation (B$C), a Georgia based not-for-profit whose mission is to bridge the economic wealth divide by providing financial education and coaching to underserved people nationally. B$C helps consumers build assets and break the cycle of generational poverty.
We invite you to join us.