Transitioning the Term, “Career”

States are recognizing that career pathway initiatives are necessary in K-12. Students must become aware of the future that awaits them after high school graduation. Today’s economy is requiring talents to obtain innovative, entrepreneurial, and high skills as a strategy to gain some type of economic success. Not to mention, revitalization projects in urban cities, … More Transitioning the Term, “Career”

Back to Business!!!!

Throughout the summer, I have been reflecting on my passion for expanding programs and resources that prepare K-12 students for careers and entrepreneurship. I have particular interest in working with middle and high school students from low-income communities who have minimal access to relevant resources. My philosophy is simple; Investing in our youth should be part of … More Back to Business!!!!

Dream Collaborative: Building a Stronger and Sustainable Boston

Dream Collaborative is a full-service architecture, urban design, and real estate development firm. The amazing work perpetuated by Dream Collaborative consists of building sustainable and stronger urban communities within the Boston area. The company was founded by Gregory Minott and Tony Depeiza with a goal of building stronger livable neighborhoods in Greater Boston urban communities. … More Dream Collaborative: Building a Stronger and Sustainable Boston

How Can New Jersey Continue Dr. King Legacy

New Jersey just elected Democratic Phil Murphy as governor. Rebuild Workforce Project, LLC will observe how the new administration will impact urban revitalization, career, and small business development in gentrified communities. Based on the list of his transition team, Governor Murphy is delivering the message that revitalization, high quality education, and workforce development is important. … More How Can New Jersey Continue Dr. King Legacy

Is it possible for Harlem Residents to Hold on to Harlem?

Based on this article, Harlem will resemble 34th street in Manhattan. As a result, displacement of the remaining of Harlem natives and expansion of chain stores will take place. As a child, who grew up in New Haven County CT, Harlem was one of the shopping hub for fashion clothes and coats. I can recall … More Is it possible for Harlem Residents to Hold on to Harlem?

Smithsonian Exhibits African American’s Contribution to Urban Development

The modern version of gentrification discusses the displacement of low-income African Americans. However, evidence show that many have the potential and several are actually thriving in middle to upper class status. Studies have shown that African descendants have developed and contributed wealth to communities in several parts of the country. Most importantly, research show how … More Smithsonian Exhibits African American’s Contribution to Urban Development