CCC “Coffee with Entrepreneurs” series to host economic summit April 29
CLARKSDALE – Come learn about the effects of poverty and what you can do to help build stronger communities during an economic summit, hosted as part of Coahoma Community College’s “Coffee with Entrepreneurs” series.

CCC “Coffee with Entrepreneurs” series to host economic summit April 29

Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4061 - Brittany Davis-Green - bdavis@coahomacc.edu

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Mon Apr 27, 2015

                               

CLARKSDALE – Come learn about the effects of poverty and what you can do to help build stronger communities during an economic summit, hosted as part of Coahoma Community College’s “Coffee with Entrepreneurs” series.

CCC students, faculty, staff and the general public are invited to come out Wednesday, April 29 to “meet and greet” Dr. Michael Carter, Sr. founder of Black Wall Street USA, a national organization whose goal is establish community Black Wall Street districts in cities and towns across the nation and around the world.

Organized by the Division of Enrollment and Student Services’ Career Services and Placement, the free event will be hosted at 9 a.m. in the Magnolia Room of the Zee A. Barron Student Union.

“We are inviting the entire community to come out and be a part of this life-changing event by learning how to help eradicate poverty and crime through collaborative entrepreneurship and home-based business and job creation,” said Trina Cox, CCC’s coordinator of career services and placement.

According to its website, Black Wall Street USA is “the Movement for the Next 300 Years in the Spirit of Tulsa” and was inspired by Greenwood, one of the most successful and wealthiest African American communities in the U.S. during the early 20th century.

This event is sponsored by Black Wall Street Mississippi & Lifeline Financial Freedom Solutions.