40 Youth to Attend an all-day Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at the Small Business Resource Center

Youth will learn the ins and outs of what it takes to start their own business

The Baltimore Workforce Investment Board Youth Council presents an all-day, interactive opportunity for young people to learn from other entrepreneurs about what it really takes to get a business idea up and running.

The Small Business Resource Center and Connecting the Pieces Coaching & Consulting Solutions join the Youth Council in a continued effort to engage youth in a variety of work related events.

WHO: 40 youth participants will attend six breakout sessions where they will have the chance to learn skills and techniques such as “Mapping out a Blueprint for Success” and “Defining Your Dream.” The dynamic presenters include experts in consulting, finance, business management and a 20-minute session with Charles “Chizel It” Harris, as seen on WBAL TV 11.

Participants are between 16 and 24 and come from neighborhoods across the Baltimore City as referred through YouthWorks summer jobs, BWIB Youth Council and other service providers.

WHEN: Wed., July 27, 2016; 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Small Business Resource Center, 1101 E. 33rd Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21218

BACKGROUND: The Baltimore Workforce Investment Board Youth Council is a group of 40-50 members from Baltimore industries, businesses, public agencies, government, foundations, universities and community organizations. Its mission is to build a workforce development system that drives and supports the local economy. The Work-based Learning Sub-committee works to develop events, trainings and opportunities for youth and young adults that seek to match skills development with identified high-growth employment sectors.





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