Mayoral Press Conference: Walker’s Legacy Foundation Launches “Moms Who Hustle” Entrepreneurship Program for Millennial Newark Mothers

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The non-profit for women of color and the NEWARK Community Economic Development Corporation will partner to provide the free 12-week program for enterprising millennial mothers of Newark, NJ. The organizations will host a Mayoral Press Conference on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 11:00 am.

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WHAT:

Moms Who Hustle: A Financial Planning and Entrepreneurship Program seeks mothers with dynamic ideas, talents, or crafts that have the potential to flourish as a business. The curriculum leverages an online and in-person learning model through its 12-week program guided by instructors in various geographical locations. Walker’s Legacy has arranged a number of accommodations for mothers involved with the program, including on-site childcare, access to financial planning tools, entrepreneurial insight to begin self-empowerment, and additional resources that are accessible via the Walker’s Legacy App.

WHO:

Remarks to be made by:

Honorable Mayor Ras Baraka, Mayor, City of Newark, NJ; Natalie Madeira Cofield, Founder and CEO, Walker’s Legacy and Walker’s Legacy Foundation; Aisha Glover, Acting President and CEO, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation

WHY:

Moms Who Hustle aims meet women where they are, and enhance their skills as businesswomen. Many single mothers lack the resources and/or networking opportunities to take their business and overall entrepreneurial confidence to the next level. Moms Who Hustle provides mothers in Newark with the tools necessary to achieve economic stability. The skills these mothers gain will be beneficial not only for their own interests, but also for their loved ones and community towards continuous success.

WHERE:

Essex Community College – Room TI 20

303 University Avenue

Newark, NJ 07102

WHEN:

Tuesday, May 8, 2017

11:30am – 12:30pm

 

Walker's Legacy Foundation

Walker's Legacy Foundation

The mission of the Walker’s Legacy Foundation is to provide a foundation of entrepreneurial, financial and professional support to improve the economic equality and entrepreneurial prosperity of women. The Walker’s Legacy Foundation is a project of the Washington Association of Regional Grantmakers.

 

Walker's Legacy is a growing global women in business collective founded to establish networks of empowerment and access for women of color in business.

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