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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 06:30 PM

Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS) - Arlington

Apply Now! Classes start on March 31st for Arlington Residents.

What is ETS?

Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS) is a 3 month intensive course in business, workforce, life and leadership skills.

Taught over 60 hours, ETS strongly emphasizing the fundamentals of micro-entrepreneurship, combined with the basics of financial literacy. 

Each week you will learn key skills that can transform your idea into a business, including:

  • Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Business Finance
  • Networking
  • and much more!

You will work alongside a group of trainers, volunteer mentors and women in creating a comprehensive business plan. Upon completion of the ETS course, you will present your vetted business plan at a business pitch event, where you will receive feedback from a panel of expert business judges.

 

Who is ETS for?

Women who...

  • have a business idea and want to get guidance & support around being an Entrepreneur.
  • are looking to start a business but don't know where to start.
  • who have an informal business and would like to take the next step to formalize. 

 

Arlington class starts on Tuesday, March 31st at 6:30pm 

(The classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30pm to 9:00pm)

Click HERE to Apply

 

 

For more information, please contact:

Alexandra Boycheck aboycheck@ledcmetro.org

 

Saturday, April 04, 2020 at 09:00 AM

Orientación de HPAP: ¡Introducción al Proceso de Comprar una Casa y Los Programas para Ayudarle! – DC (Español)

¿Pensando en comprar su primera casa pero no sabe si se puede?

Esta orientación provee una introducción al proceso de comprar una casa y los programas para compradores de casa por primera vez en DC. El Programa para Compradores de Casa por Primera Vez (HPAP en sus siglas en inglés) ofrece hasta $84,000 en asistencia financiera para los costos de cierre y enganche. Averigüe por cuanto puede calificar y sobre los próximos pasos en el proceso de comprar su casa. Tome este primer paso en el camino hacia ser dueño de casa - gratis.

Saturday, April 04, 2020 at 09:30 AM

Orientación Sobre Zonificación Inclusiva


Orientación Sobre Zonificación Inclusiva: ¡Presentación sobre el programa de IZ para aquellos interesados en rentar o comprar en el Distrito de Columbia!

¿Está Pensando en Cómo Encontrar Vivienda a Bajo Costo en DC? 

Esta orientación explica el programa IZ que el Distrito de Columbia diseñó para que los hogares con ingresos elegibles puedan comprar o alquilar a precios mas bajos a los del mercado en DC. La zonificación inclusiva es una ley que requiere que los desarrolladores aparten un cierto número de unidades para hogares de ingresos bajos a moderados. Los participantes recibirán su certificado de zonificación inclusiva después de completar la orientación de 2 horas y una vez que se confirme la asistencia. El certificado tendrá una validez de 2 años y brindará a los participantes la oportunidad de ingresar a la Lotería de Zonificación Inclusiva o renovar un certificado existente.

Porfavor llegue 10 minutos antes de que comience la clase. Si llega mas de 15 minutos tarde, deberá registrarse para la próxima clase. ¡Gracias!

 

*Please note this Orientation is in SPANISH*

Tuesday, April 07, 2020 at 09:30 AM

HPAP ORIENTATION: Introduction To First-Time Home Buying And The Programs That Can Help! (ENGLISH)

Interested in buying a home but don’t know if you can?

This orientation provides an introduction to the homebuying process and to DC and first time homebuyer assistance programs. In DC the Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) provides up to $84,000 in down payment and closing costs assistance. Find out what you qualify for and learn about next steps in the homebuying process. Take this first step on the road to homeownership - free of charge.

**Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the class begins.  If you are 15 minutes late you will need to register for the next class.**

Thursday, April 09, 2020 at 04:00 PM

Inclusionary Zoning Orientation

Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Orientation: Introduction to the IZ Program for buyers and renters in the District of Columbia!

Interested in buying a home but don’t know if you can?

This orientation provides an introduction to the IZ program that the District of Columbia designed for income eligible households to purchase or rent at below market prices in DC.  Inclusionary Zoning is a law that requires developers to set aside a certain number of units for low-to moderate- income households. Participants will receive their Inclusionary Zoning Certificate after successful completion of this 2 hour orientation and once attendance is confirmed. IZ Certificate will be valid for 2 years and will give participants an opportunity to enter the Inclusionary Zoning Lottery or renew an existing certificate. 

Once you register please arrive 10 minutes before the class begins.  If you are 15 minutes late you will need to reschedule for the next class. Thank you!  

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM
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Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 06:30 PM

Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS)- Baltimore

Apply Now! Classes start on April 29th for Baltimore Residents.

What is ETS?

Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS) is a 3 month intensive course in business, workforce, life and leadership skills.

Taught over 60 hours, ETS strongly emphasizing the fundamentals of micro-entrepreneurship, combined with the basics of financial literacy. 

Each week you will learn key skills that can transform your idea into a business, including:

  • Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Business Finance
  • Networking
  • and much more!

You will work alongside a group of trainers, volunteer mentors and women in creating a comprehensive business plan. Upon completion of the ETS course, you will present your vetted business plan at a business pitch event, where you will receive feedback from a panel of expert business judges.

 

Who is ETS for?

Women who...

  • have a business idea and want to get guidance & support around being an Entrepreneur.
  • are looking to start a business but don't know where to start.
  • who have an informal business and would like to take the next step to formalize. 

 

Batimore class starts on Wednesday, April 29th at 6:30pm 

(The classes will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 6:30pm to 9:00pm)

Click HERE to Apply

 

 

For more information, please contact:

Alexandra Boycheck aboycheck@ledcmetro.org

 

The Broom Factory in Baltimore, MD
Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 06:00 PM
Saturday, May 02, 2020 at 09:00 AM

Orientación de HPAP: ¡Introducción al Proceso de Comprar una Casa y Los Programas para Ayudarle! – DC (Español)

¿Pensando en comprar su primera casa pero no sabe si se puede?

Esta orientación provee una introducción al proceso de comprar una casa y los programas para compradores de casa por primera vez en DC. El Programa para Compradores de Casa por Primera Vez (HPAP en sus siglas en inglés) ofrece hasta $84,000 en asistencia financiera para los costos de cierre y enganche. Averigüe por cuanto puede calificar y sobre los próximos pasos en el proceso de comprar su casa. Tome este primer paso en el camino hacia ser dueño de casa - gratis.

Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 04:00 PM

Inclusionary Zoning Orientation

Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Orientation: Introduction to the IZ Program for buyers and renters in the District of Columbia!

Interested in buying a home but don’t know if you can?

This orientation provides an introduction to the IZ program that the District of Columbia designed for income eligible households to purchase or rent at below market prices in DC.  Inclusionary Zoning is a law that requires developers to set aside a certain number of units for low-to moderate- income households. Participants will receive their Inclusionary Zoning Certificate after successful completion of this 2 hour orientation and once attendance is confirmed. IZ Certificate will be valid for 2 years and will give participants an opportunity to enter the Inclusionary Zoning Lottery or renew an existing certificate. 

Once you register please arrive 10 minutes before the class begins.  If you are 15 minutes late you will need to reschedule for the next class. Thank you!