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, is proud to announce the expansion of its entrepreneurship training workshop series, the Entrepreneur Empowerment Training (EET) program, to the
With the generous support of State Farm® and in partnership with OCA-Georgia, the EET program will provide a limited number of full scholarships to entrepreneurs in the OCA and APA communities in the
The AMI is a comprehensive, 14-week workshop that helps emerging and new entrepreneurs learn how to start and manage a successful business, as well as how to determine funding needs and write a detailed business plan. The program will run from August through October and is valued at $650.
“Business ownership is a dream of many APAs, and the tradition of independent family businesses in the community is strong,” said OCA Executive Director George Wu . “OCA is proud to support a program that expands economic opportunity for APAs and helps them achieve their goals.”
“State Farm is pleased to provide opportunities for individuals to participate in OCA’s Entrepreneur Empowerment Training Program,” said
“The number of APA-owned businesses in the
“Atlanta has a significant Asian Pacific American community, and, consequently, outreach to this demographic is a natural extension of WEDA’s mission to help facilitate economic opportunities among women and other minorities, who are often underserved by ‘traditional’ economic development efforts,” said Deardra Green-Campbell, WEDA’s executive director.