Economic Development

The committee on Economic Development shall implement local efforts and support national programs to preserve and expand economic empowerment among African-Americans and other communities of color by: (1) researching and establishing relationships with private and public entities; (2) supporting the work of the National Office in monitoring the progress and activity of private and public entities designated by national programs; and (3) implementing local efforts to promote the growth of business ownership; (4) increasing employment and job creation; and (5) encouraging business development and home ownership.

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We welcome you to join us as we expand our knowledge towards solutions. We will be reading “Black Labor White Wealth” and “PowerNomics” by Dr. Claud Anderson. This will be followed by a shared discussion. Click Summer Reading Series for information or to register.

Thank you to all participants who came to the Financial Empowerment and Wellness Seminar. We are planning additional Workshops.
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Learn about the Lemon Law before you buy a car
Economic Reports and Issues
Economic Partner Organizations
Volusia County Economic Development
Team Volusia Economic Development Co

Decline in Black Wealth
Link between Student Loan Debt and Homeownership Decline
After decades of pushing degree’s the US is short on Trades
How systemic racism is explained
Perspective Article
40% of Low Income Families spend wealth on luxuries
Blacks and Latinos will be broke in decades