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Session 2: How Are Identities Reflected in Leadership?

Session 2: How Are Identities Reflected in Leadership?

October 7, 2019
On September 25, we launched the first session of the AALI Journey: Finding Your Voice Amidst the Changing Demands of Our Communities. The guests of the first session, Leona Smith of NECIC, Victor Coleman Jr. of FirstEnergy Corp, and Deanna West-Torr
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AALI Journey Session 1: Why Do We Charge A Fee For AALI Journey?

AALI Journey Session 1: Why Do We Charge A Fee For AALI Journey?

September 25, 2019
We’re not going to dance around the topic for this one because we know what you’re thinking: “Why should I pay $9.95 for each AALI Journey webinar? Why should I even pay anything at all for this?” Your money and time are valua
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AALI Journey Session 1: Get to Know the Panel

AALI Journey Session 1: Get to Know the Panel

September 25, 2019
“The first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself.”
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AALI Journey: Session 1: Finding Your Voice Amidst The Changing Demands Of Our Communities

AALI Journey: Session 1: Finding Your Voice Amidst The Changing Demands Of Our Communities

September 13, 2019
After months of preparation, we are happy to present the revamped version of The AALI Journey!
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Stories from the North End: Brenda Morris

Stories from the North End: Brenda Morris

August 21, 2019 2 comments
“I first got connected with NECIC when I began volunteering as a receptionist for them. I quickly learned that this is the place to be if you want to know what’s going on in Mansfield. If you don’t know how to do something or if you want to know who your contacts are or if you want to help make things happen in the North End, NECIC can help.”
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Robyn McNulty Success Story

Robyn McNulty Success Story

June 28, 2019
“People are so closely linked in the North End, that once one person achieves something, they want to help their neighbors do it, too. It’s the most beautiful chain reaction you’ve ever seen.”I have an incredible relationship with this town. My family lived in an apartment building in the North End until I was five years old. My grandmother was a bartender and many of my afternoons as a kid were spent sitting at the bar, drinking Pepsi and eating Jones potato chips. Life in the North End was full of family and friends, sharing and bartering. People who don’t have a lot of money are incredibly resourceful. You learn to value relationships and appreciate so many different ways of living. It was such a vibrant and beautiful neighborhood then, and it still is now.I moved away from Mansfield for two years, but once I found out I was pregnant with my daughter, I came right back. I wanted to raise her here. This area will always be home to me. No matter where I move or where I live, this is home.
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Introducing the Microloan Program and Business Plan Writing Course

Introducing the Microloan Program and Business Plan Writing Course

January 20, 2019 Edward Akinyemi
You've always wanted to start your own business, but you don't know where to start. Or maybe you recently launched a business but don't have a business plan necessary to get the loans you need. To help you with these and other entrepreneurial aspirations, we''re launching the Business Plan Writing Course and Microloan program. If you complete the course, you will be eligible to apply for a microloan (of at least $500)!
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NECIC launches the African American Leadership Initiative (AALI)

NECIC launches the African American Leadership Initiative (AALI)

January 8, 2019 Edward Akinyemi
After several requests from business leaders in the community to create diversity programs, NECIC is excited to announce the launch of AALI, the African American Leadership Initiative!
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