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NAACP Economic Development

  • NAACP 2002 Wheeler Avenue Houston, TX, 77004 United States (map)

Goal Of The Economic Committee

THE GOAL OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE IS TO PROMOTE THE GROWTH OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND EXPAND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN AND OTHER COMMUNITIES OF COLOR BY: RESEARCHING AND ESTABLISHING RELATIONSHIPS WITH PRIVATE AND PUBLIC ENTITIES; SUPPORTING THE WORK OF THE NATIONAL OFFICE OF THE NAACP IN MONITORING THE PROGRESS AND ACTIVITY OF PRIVATE AND PUBLIC ENTITIES DESIGNATED BY NATIONAL PROGRAMS; AND IMPLEMENTING LOCAL  EFFORTS TO PROMOTE THE GROWTH OF BUSINESS OWNERSHIP; INCREASING EMPLOYMENT AND JOB CREATION; AND ENCOURAGING BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND HOME OWNERSHIP.

RESOURCES IN DEVELOPMENT

  • BLACK BUSINESS DIRECTORY; A DIRECTORY TO IDENTIFY BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES IN THE HOUSTON AREA AND SERVE AS A RESOURCE TOOL FOR BLACK BUSINESSES TO COLLABORATE.
     
  • HOW TO START YOUR BUSINESS GUIDE; AN INTERACTIVE GUIDE FOR INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN STARTING THEIR OWN BUSINESS.
     
  • FINANCIAL RESOURCE GUIDE: A GUIDE TO FINANCIAL, AFFORDABLE HOUSING, SHELTER, HEALTH-CARE, INCOME RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO RESIDENTS IN THE HOUSTON AREA
Earlier Event: April 4
Unity National Bank
Later Event: April 22
SMAART INCUBATOR