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Meet the Neighbors Event

Meet the Neighbors

Centro Community Partners

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
I'm a Student, Low-income or a Centro Partner Org (SPECIAL PRICE) 2d 15h 52m $35.00 $0.00
I'm a Centro Entrepreneur (SPECIAL PRICE)
Special ticket for entrepreneurs who have completed a business training program offered by Centro Community Partners.
2d 15h 52m $65.00 $0.00
I'm a Small Business Backer (GENERAL ADMISSION / DONATION)
I support rising small business owners who are passionate about their craft and expertise, and who invigorate our community with their unique products and services.
2d 15h 52m $85.00 $0.00
I'm an Entrepreneurship Education Promoter (GENERAL ADMISSION / DONATION)
I believe in providing proper and accessible business training, as well as a pathway to bona fide capital, to help our community of emerging small businesses succeed.
2d 15h 52m $125.00 $0.00
I'm an Equal Access Enabler (GENERAL ADMISSION / DONATION)
I stand for the development of the right set of tools, opportunities and support system needed so that anyone gifted with an entrepreneurial mind and a skill or unique idea is able to launch and grow a business in our community.
2d 15h 52m $200.00 $0.00
I'M A NEXT-DOOR SUPPORTER (SPONSOR) 2d 15h 52m $500.00 $0.00
I'M A NEIGBORHOOD ADVOCATE (SPONSOR) 2d 15h 52m $1,000.00 $0.00
I'M A COMMUNITY CHAMPION (SPONSOR) 2d 15h 52m $2,500.00 $0.00
I Can't Attend But Would Like to Make a Gift 2d 19h 22m Enter donation ($)

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To celebrate the diverse and innovative local small businesses around us, re-discover our growing home community, and support Centro Community Partners (Centro) - an Oakland based non-profit organization benefiting low-icome entrepreneurs through entrepreneurship education, one-on-one business advising, mentorship, and access to capital. 

Witness first-hand what's possible for our community over drinks and appetizers by local rising entrepreneures, as we:

Launch the "Meet the Neighbors Guide"

The first online guide created exclusively to help you shop small and local in the Bay Area - featuring small businesses with five years of less, so you always have something to discover and someone new to support!

Celebrate the 2016 Small Business Owners of the Year

Recognizing creative makers who have demonstrated unconventional audacity, remarkable business achievements and profound social responsibility in building their small businesses. Help us celebrate and learn more about the trajectory of:

 * Reem Assil, Owner of Reem's - Arab street food made with California love.

 * Ayanna Makalani, Owner of HEAL - a therapeutic and accessible pilates studio.

 * Nellie Stokeld, Owner of The Pie Shop - authentic British pasties, pies & tea treats. 

Present the Opportunity & Social Equity Maker Award

Our honorees have devoted their careers to bringing about more economic opportunities and social justice to underserved, minority and low-income members of our community. We commend the achievements and ongoing work of:

* Claudia Viek, CEO at CAMEO - the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity.

* Trina Villanueva, Director of CSR and Foundation Officer at Union Bank.  


 

Are You a Current or Aspiring Small Business Owner?

Come to learn about Centro's next Basic and Advanced Entrepreneurship Training Programs, and our Business Planning App - the first mobile app created to help you write a business plan and get access to a Kiva U.S. microloan of up to $10K, regardless of your education level or experience.

We Look Forward to Seeing You! 

Centro Community Partners

Have questions about Meet the Neighbors? Contact Centro Community Partners

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Impact Hub Oakland
2323 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)


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Centro Community Partners

We foster socioeconomic change in communities by providing business advisory services and leadership development programs to rising but underserved entrepreneurs who want to launch or grow businesses, and create jobs.

More about us: http://centrocommunity.org

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