Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America, Inc

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Introducing the OICA.

OICA’s Mission

OICA’s mission is to continue to be the nation’s leader in providing quality education, training, employment, and housing services through a national network of local affiliated organizations enabling economically disadvantaged people of all races and backgrounds to become productive fulfilled members of the American society.

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Association of Black Women in Higher Education (ABWHE)

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Introducing ABWHE

ABWHE has been an advocate for and celebrant of the accomplishments of Black women in higher education for more than two decades.

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American Health and Beauty Aids Institute (AHBAI)

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Introducing AHBAI.

AHBAI is an internationally renowned trade association representing the world’s leading Black owned companies that manufacture ethnic hair care and beauty related products featuring the Proud Lady Symbol.

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA)

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The small group of women who organized the Sorority were conscious of a privileged position as college-trained women of color, just one generation removed from slavery. They were resolute that their college experiences should be as meaningful and productive as possible.

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Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

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Our Mission

The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) strives to preserve African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity by teaching research techniques and disseminating information throughout the community. Our primary goals are to promote scholarly research, provide resources for historical and genealogical studies, create a network of persons with similar interests, and assist members in documenting their histories.

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A Better Chance, Inc. (ABC)

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Since 1963, A Better Chance has been opening the door to educational opportunities for thousands of young people of color in this nation.  Our mission is to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.

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Make smart investments by taking a serious look at your finances

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Make this a year filled with smart investments by taking a serious look at your finances and thinking about your goals. The best way to make 2013 a prosperous year is by considering these questions and factors before you invest your money:

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Jamaica Introduces Garveyism in Classrooms

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Struggling with a chronically stagnant economy and one of the highest crime rates in the world, Jamaica is turning for help to a black nationalist leader who died more than 70 years ago.

Marcus Garvey, who inspired millions of followers worldwide with messages of black pride and self-reliance, is being resurrected in a new mandatory civics program in schools across this predominantly black country of 2.8 million people.

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Grow Your Business by Creating a Unique Selling Proposition

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Creating a USP can help improve your profits

How can you make your business stand out from the rest of the competition? How can you draw prospective customers and clients to your brand? Well, aside from providing good quality products and services, you need to have a unique selling proposition that is strong enough to influence your target market’s buying decision and drive them to take the desired action.

Harvard Business School Launches New VC Program

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Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York (HBSAANY) and The National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC) recently launched the Venture Capital Access Program (“VCAP”), a collaborative venture that provides women and diverse entrepreneurs nationwide with access to venture capital through accredited investors within the HBSAANY network. VCAP is, say the founders, the first program of its kind, bridges the gap between venture capitalists and angel investor networks and women and diverse entrepreneurs, many of whom have not traditionally had access to these sources of capital.

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