Next Street Director Jocelyn Walters will be speaking on a March 2nd panel as part of the Center For Transforming Lives (CTL) Lecture Series. Jocelyn joins CTL CEO Carol Klocek for a conversation around Addressing Poverty with Small Businesses.
In 2019, the Center for Transforming Lives engaged Next Street to study the small business ecosystem in Tarrant County, TX with the specific lens of supports for low to moderate-income entrepreneurs of color. This analysis was informed by interviews and focus groups of more than 30 entrepreneurs of color who reported their first-hand experience as they attempted to start or expand their small businesses.
During the webinar, Jocelyn and Carol will share details of their experiences, explore community strength, and learn about national best practices in small business development that moves beyond tech to the heart of the neighborhood: Main Street businesses.