Empowering People
& Revitalizing the Community

A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Meet Christina Acosta- Martinez

Posted on 5/28/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Christina Acosta-Martinez is the owner and operator of Growing up Gorgeous, which exists to establish a community of diverse women in the South Jersey area who support and encourage one another along the journey of motherhood. She is also 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 Byte: Can Mothers and Daughters Really Be Business Partners?

Posted on 5/7/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

In honor of mother’s everywhere, we’ve dedicated May’s business byte to mothers in business with their children. Can Mothers and Daughters really be business partners? Well -Barbara Bryant and Crystal Lewis, owners and partners of I Say Yes Salon & Spa and alumni from session 62, tell us why they "Say Yes"!

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We Have a Winner! Shared-Kitchen Survey Prize Awarded!

Posted on 5/7/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Congratulations to Robyne Moore-Taylor of Taylor’d Eatz Meal By Design for being our winner of the $50 Amazon Gift Card. Ms. Moore-Taylor was one of 52 individuals who completed the survey. “When I heard about the survey and the idea of a kitchen facility coming to South Jersey, I was so excited,” said Ms. Moore-Taylor. “Having a kitchen available nearby would be a game changer for me and my business.” Up until recently she has had to drive to kitchen facility in Trenton to prepare custom meals for her hungry client base.

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