Empowering People
& Revitalizing the Community

A Moment With Our EDTP Graduate: Meet Ishia Morton

Posted on 2/26/2017 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Ishia Morton is the owner and operator of Bookkeeping Lab, and a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with her to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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Business Basics Session

Posted on 2/26/2017 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

On a February evening, several women came to the LAEDA seminar room to hear WBC Program Manager, Jamie Shanker, present on the key components necessary for starting a small business. From pondering viability to marketing to financing, this “Business Basics” seminar was a 2-hour comprehensive overview of the decisions that go in to setting up a small business. Our 5-week Jump Start and 9-week EDTP courses go in to more detail on all of these topics.

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Bank of America and LAEDA Partner to Help NJ Residents

Posted on 2/2/2017 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

CAMDEN -- Bank of America has announced The Latin American Economic Development Association, Inc. (LAEDA) as a 2016 Neighborhood Builder. The nonprofit is being recognized for its economic and entrepreneurial development work in challenged communities across South Jersey. LAEDA's work in Camden, specifically, has contributed to the community's revitalization and growth. Through Neighborhood Builders, Bank of America provides nonprofits with a unique combination of leadership development opportunities, $200,000 in flexible funding to support nonprofit initiatives, a network of peer organizations across the U.S. and the opportunity to access capital in order to expand their impact in South Jersey communities.

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LAEDA Hosts Seminar on Ways to Perfect Your Website and Emails to Enhance your Brand

Posted on 2/1/2017 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

On January 26, 2017, LAEDA hosted a seminar/workshop, attended by 40 entrepreneurs, to learn the role of perfecting your website, social, and email and the effects of valuable branding campaigns in attracting more customers and increasing your business presence. Joyce Garabedian, owner of Web and Logo Solutions, shared her expertise on ways to get your social media and email working for you, the latest technologies to build up your brand and protect it, build your customers loyalty along with growing your business, and much more.

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