Right now across the nation it is estimated that a dollar spent in a black community only stays in the community for six hours - as opposed to a dollar spent in a predominately white community, where on average a dollar stays in the community for 17 hours. Where are our hard earned black dollars going? A change needs to happen.
This Sat @ 730pm you are personally invited to SMAART #6: How To Invest In A New Black Economy.
This edition of SMAART will be our most important ever! Outside of learning about how to evolve the Buy Black Movement into a strong independent black-only economy - SMAART will be unveiling its master plan on how make you $$$ in 2017 and beyond.
Our themed presentation will be presented by SMAART co-founder and principal founder of Creative Group Economics, Lloyd Ford II, .
Event Time: 7:30pm to 9pm
1. Theme Presentation. First 25 mins will be devoted to a short presentation on the event's theme, "How To Invest In A New Black Economy".
2. Pitch Session. 20 mins will be dedicated to entrepreneurs presenting their business concepts. Each entrepreneur who signs up to present will be given 2 mins to present their business to the group.
3. THE SMAART PLAN. 10 min short explanation about how SMAART is transitioning to becoming a platform for Black startups - by getting its own building, providing funding for new ventures and more.
4. Community Dialogue / Food / Networking. 30 min open group discussion and networking. This event's group discussion will center on the question; has integration and affirmative action destroyed black business in America?