All Upcoming Events & Workshops

Friday, May 08, 2020 at 02:00 PM

HERSummit 2020: Celebrating the Woman Entrepreneur

HERSummit : Celebrating the Womenpreneur is an event enthusiastically and lovingly crafted by people who are eager to uplift local women business owners. Through a partnership between Empowered Women International (LEDC), the Women’s Business Center, and Think Local First DC, we are excited to invite you to this accessible, and empowering event.

For our first ever event we hope to do the following...

- Inspire participants through Dynamic HerStory’s of diverse panelists and moderators

- Have tangible physical resources for participants

- Invite women business owners and hold a “bold / brave space” to talk about realities of being a woman and a business owner

- Opportunity to network with other women businesses

- Recognize businesses for positively transforming neighborhoods

The event will consist of a Table Talk, a Panel on Wellness for the Womenpreneur, and Panel on Political Advocacy for the Womenpreneur and a Happy Hour sponsored by DC Brau Brewing Co , featuring their beer and seltzer. Although we celebrate women business owners and are creating a safe space for them network and talk about issues that affect them- allies are welcome to attend.

Our Confirmed Guest LeadHERS are

  • Pennye Napier - Co-Owner of Big Bad Wolf
  • Hannah Jones - Authenticity Speaker, Reid Temple and Hannah Naomi Leads
  • Luisa Torres - Founder of Happiher
  • Ingrid Vaicius - Wellness Expert + Health Coach, Co-host, The Big Life Podcast
  • Melani Douglass - Director of Public Programs at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Founder of Family Arts Museum
  • Joella Roberts - Co-Founder of Migration Matters, Student Representative to the Board of Trustees
  • Monica Palacios - Former Office of Human Rights and DC Council At - large Candidate 2020
  • Evette Banfied - President Economic Development Policy & Wealth Building Strategies

Tickets are only $10 and available for purchase HERE

 

 

Tickets are only $10 and available for purchase HERE

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!  

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 05:00 PM
Tuesday, June 02, 2020 at 10:00 AM
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Saturday, June 06, 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, June 11, 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!  

Thursday, July 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!  

Saturday, July 11, 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, August 01, 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, August 13, 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!