BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG ADULTS
The Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program and Forum for Community Solutions held a roundtable discussion to explore the challenges of young adults in the labor market. The conversation highlighted ideas for expanding meaningful volunteer, on-the-job learning, and entrepreneurship opportunities to help our newest generation of workers gain the experiences and skills they need to be […]
ROCKEFELLER GRANT TO CSL
“The Rockefeller Foundation is happy to support organizations like City Startup Labs that seek to spur entrepreneurship in communities of color, which are so often under-represented in the current entrepreneurial ecosystem,” said Claudia Juech, Rockefeller Foundation managing director for strategic research. “We’re excited by the transformative potential of entrepreneurship, and by the opportunity to help […]
IS ENTREPRENEURSHIP THE ANSWER TO BLACK UNEMPLOYMENT?
Editor’s Note: This column by Qcitymetro editor Glenn H Burkins was first published in the Shop Talk section of The Charlotte Observer. Henry Rock, founder and director of City Startup Labs, say more young black males should be groomed to launch and run their own businesses. Click the link below to listen to our […]
WATCH THIS TEDX TALK ABOUT CITY STARTUP LABS
“Re-imagine young black men as a new class of entrepreneurs, capable of great things – helping in our country’s economic recovery.” https://youtu.be/8l8HiajVJDs