|Carson Urges Local Business Owners, Residents to Join Him at Economic Forum|
April 19, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS - Congressman André Carson today encouraged business owners and residents looking for career opportunities to join him this Saturday, April 24 for an Economic Recovery Forum hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.
The forum focuses on identifying important resources that can assist small business owners to strengthen and grow their company in the current economic climate. The program will also address opportunities for job training and job creation in Indianapolis.
The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the IUPUI University Place Conference Center & Hotel.
The forum is free and open to the public, but attendees will need to register in advance because space is limited. To register for the event, visit CBCF's website: www.cbcfinc.org or call: 1-888-353-2437.
WHEN: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, April 24
WHERE: IUPUI University Place Conference Center & Hotel, 850 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
WHAT: Economic Recovery Forum
WHO: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation leaders
Representatives from: U.S. Depts of Treasury and Housing and Urban Development; Small Business Administration; Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce; Minority Business Development Agency; Indianapolis' Mayor's Office of Minority and Women Business Development; AND MORE
The forum is part of CBCF's effort to connect Indianapolis residents with federal, state and local leaders and institutions that work to create and support economic development opportunities that will help revitalize their communities.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., established in 1976, is a non-partisan, non-profit, public policy, research and educational institute intended to broaden and elevate the influence of African Americans in the political, legislative and public policy arenas.
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