Tuesday, June 7, 2016

CBCF 2016 Internship and Leadership Opportunities for our future leaders.


From bottom to top, and top to bottom.  We need everyone at all levels to be involved especially those that do the foot soldier work, at the local level.




     

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Developing leaders for the future!

Scholarship Classic
Join us June 26 - 27 for the 24th Annual Mervyn L. and Stephanie Tubbs Jones Memorial Scholarship Classic sponsored by Lexus!

We can't wait for you and your family to join us, members of Congress, corporate representatives, and other decision makers at the beautiful Landsdowne Resort in Leesburg, VA for two days of golf, tennis, bid whist, exercise classes, and silent auctions.

Don't miss the welcome barbecue, the evening scholarship reception, and  networking opportunities off the green. The funds raised support the CBCF's scholarships for deserving college and graduate students across the country.

Register and donate to Support Our Scholars!



Emerging Leaders Headed to China!

The CBCF has selected 20 business, trade, and STEM students to be the third cohort of our highly competitive Emerging Leaders: US-China Study Delegation program.

From June 4 - 19, these emerging leaders will travel to Shanghai and Beijing, China to learn about Chinese history, culture, business, and technolgy related issues. 

Students will take courses at local universities, conduct site visits of local businesses, visit significant cultural sites, and meet with African-American businessmen and women who are now living and working in China.

Learn more about our China Study Abroad program!



We Salute Our 2014 - 2016 Fellows!

Join us in saluting the 2014 -- 2016 fellows class. Our esteemed fellows worked with congressional members and committees, attended leadership development seminars, completed community service projects and produced legislative recommendations to make existing policy work better. 

CBCF Fellows gained invaluable insight into the legislative process. By working in Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) member offices they were able to assist in the
development of public policy initiatives that                                                                                        aim to better our communities.

Many of our fellows will be continuing their public service in Washington, D.C. in new government and non-profit positions. Join us in celebrating the CBCF fellowship cohort of 2014 - 2016!

Learn more about our CBCF  fellowship programs!



Our Second Executive Economic Summit Was a Rousing Success!

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The CBCF convened its second Executive Economic Summit on May 6, 2016, in Berkeley, CA. 

The Summit highlighted the challenges minorities face with access to capital and the various contributing factors that have historically and disproportionately affected African-American owned STEM firms and business enterprises.

The CBCF connected a diverse group of business leaders, policymakers, and venture capitalists to build a smarter approach to growth for minority-owned STEM businesses and African-American entrepreneurs. 

Industry heads such as STEMboard CEO and Founder Aisha Bowe, Base Ventures Founding and Managing Partner Erik Moore, and SoftTech Venture Capital Partner Charles Hudson discussed wealth creation, building capital, and Federal initiatives to promote business. 

Learn more about our second Executive Economic Summit!



OP-ED: Barriers To Financing Undermines Black Entrepreneurship

Last month, CBCF Chairman R. Donahue Peebles published an opinion editorial on NewsOne.com discussing the financing barriers affecting Black entrepreneurs entitled, 

Read, comment and share!



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