Red post-it label, calculator and ballpen, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from photosteve101’s photostream

The Community Empowerment Association, in conjunction with the Homewood Neighborhood Advisory Board on Urban Affairs, is hosting a series of informational workshops and training seminars to provide both the education and the opportunity to take advantage of economic development and community benefits for the Homewood Community. These are free events that are geared toward developing financial literacy and job placement for individuals and toward providing development and financial strategies and aid for small businesses.

The Community Empowerment Association‘s mission is to empower communities and families by providing high quality, well-managed, innovative services, including family support services, education, housing, economic development, and employment. The Homewood Neighborhood Advisory Board on Urban Affairs brings together community organizations, institutions, businesses, stakeholders, faith-based organizations and community residents to help ensure the prosperity of children, youths, elders and families within the community.

The following upcoming workshops and seminars have been scheduled:

April 11, 2015
Allegheny County Purchasing and Procurement Services Presentation

April 18, 2015
PNC Bank Small Business Series: Organizational

April 25, 2015
Job Fair

May 16, 2015
PNC Small Business Financial Management Including Record Keeping Insights

June 20, 2015
PNC Banking Services Credit Insurance Succession

All events take place at Community Empowerment Association, 7120 Kelly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (unless otherwise indicated). Registration is available upon arrival and these events are free and open to the public.

Please click here to download a flyer for these workshops or here for more information at the Homewood Urban Affairs web site.


East New York Community Workshop, hosted by NYC Dept of Planning, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from New York City Department of Transportation’s photostream