WALKER’S LEGACY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES MOMS WHO ENTERPRISE IN DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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**MEDIA ADVISORY**

Press Conference

Program designed to advance entrepreneurial opportunity and financial resilience for single mothers in the District of Columbia

February 5, 2019 - Walker's Legacy Foundation, in partnership the Office of Councilman Kenyan McDuffie announces the launch of Moms Who Enterprise, a six-week program supported by Citi Community Development that is designed to develop financial and entrepreneurship skills for expectant or existing mothers in the District.  Qualified participants include women who are pregnant or parenting, identify as low-income or A.L.I.C.E (asset limited income constrained yet employed) and currently looking to take their businesses to the next level.

Research has shown that 39% of the more than 10 million low-income working families with children are headed by single working mothers.  The unique program provides participants with financial and business knowledge through an accelerated six-week program, original curriculum, a mobile e-learning app, and free childcare.

WHO:         

Remarks made by: 

  • Kenyan R. McDuffie, Council of the District of Columbia, Ward 5

  • Patricia McGuire, President, Trinity Washington University of the District of Columbia

  • Natalie Madeira Cofield, Founder & CEO, Walker’s Legacy & Walker’s Legacy Foundation

  • Reginald Exum, Vice President, Citi Community Development

WHAT:      

Launch of Moms Who Enterprise a 6-week training program for enterprising women single mothers within the District of Columbia

WHEN:       

February 6, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

WHERE:

Trinity Washington University, Rose Parlor, Main Hall125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017

Applications for the program will be accepted through Friday February 15, 2019. The program, which will occur on Saturdays from 11:30AM to 1:30PM, will begin on Saturday March 16, 2019 and will culminate with a graduation ceremony on Saturday May 11, 2019 in advance of Mother’s Day.

To learn more or to apply to the Moms Who Enterprise Financial Planning and Entrepreneurship program, please visit www.walkerslegacy.org.

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About Walker’s Legacy Foundation: Walker’s Legacy Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Walker’s Legacy a digital platform for multicultural women, exists to provide the entrepreneurial, financial and professional supports needed to improve economic prosperity and reduce economic inequality for multicultural women and girls, globally. For more information please visit, www.walkerslegacy.org.




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