Project Enterprise invites Harlem Community leaders


By Isseu Diouf Campbell

Project enterprise, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support and develop entrepreneurs and small businesses in under-resourced communities in New York City held it first networking event of the year on January 31, 2012, at Settepanni, in Harlem. The community leadership breakfast was an opportunity for small business owners and corporations to discuss the high unemployment rate affecting the black community and also how small-businesses can take a more active role in creating the environment needed to make their business successful.

In the past five years, Project Enterprise has disbursed 413 loans totaling more than $2 million and has provided over 3,421 micro-entrepreneurs with business training and networking opportunities.