Civil Unrest and the Covid Pandemic is impacting our already distressed communities of color, presenting us with new challenges and a new economy.

We are aiding the discovery of multiple pathways to financial independence and social freedom.

Community members who have been able to move to a stage of wealth building say it is because of:

* Opportunities for a solid education

* Learning how to invest

* Being able to purchase property

* The ability to participate in entrepreneurship (which is one of the leading employment factors in the US economy today)

Carol Dweck – The Power of Believing You Can Improve

Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it …

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How Entrepreneurship Has Been a Pathway Out of Poverty With the Current Economic Changes Now is the Best Time to Prepare For This New Economy.

In the United States, the economy has seen its fair share of growth and stagnation over the years. This is common for any growing economy. For low-income workers, this has meant instability in their finances, pushing them to venture into new ways of making money, one of them entrepreneurship. Low-income

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Educating the Next Wave of Entrepreneurs: Unlocking Entrepreneurial Capabilities to Meet the Global Challenges of the 21st Century (World Economic Forum PDF)

The World Economic Forum’s Global Education Initiative (GEI) report, Educating the Next Wave of Entrepreneurs provides specific recommendations for the academic, public, private and non-profit sectors to collaborate in supporting the development of entrepreneurship ecosystems, in which education is a key driver. The report highlights the importance of entrepreneurship education

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The fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset for workforce.

A mindset, can be simply described as the inclination one has and their attitudes towards their interpretation of situations and circumstances according to their beliefs and thoughts. An entrepreneurial mindset, is a specific set of beliefs and thoughts, mainly inclined towards how an entrepreneur would interpret situations and events around

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Entrepreneurship Can Raise A Generation Of Problem Solvers.

The heart of entrepreneurship is problem-solving. Most successful entrepreneurs in history and to date saw a need in the market and met that need. They see gaps in the supply chain and are quick to fill them, making a profit by ensuring customer satisfaction. Many founding companies today find themselves

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Adapting in an Uncertain World, Eight Life Lessons From Unlikely Entrepreneurs – Gary Schoeniger

ELI’s Founder and CEO, Gary Schoeniger joined International Strategic Management’s (ISM Inc) Faris Alami for a discussion around life lessons from unlikely entrepreneurs, and how these lessons apply to our uncertain times. Enjoy!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

PNA | K2BW SUCCESS MINDSET WORKSHOP

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The world has changed in a way that requires everyone to THINK like an entrepreneur.

Participants will develop entrepreneurial skills that will help them approach changing environments to live effective and successful lives.

An educational program offered by PNA | K2BW that engages participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset, based on the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program developed by the Kauffman Foundation and the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative.

LEARNING HOW TO THINK LIKE AN ENTREPRENUER WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Many who have been able to move to a stage of wealth building say it is because of opportunities for a solid education, learning how to invest, and being able to purchase property

THE SHIBA REPORT

The Term SHIBA, is the acronym used to represent our focus on the State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA)

The SHIBA Report is very comprehensive. It provides a detail view into the real numbers and facts that impact and impede Black families from realizing the dream of homeownership.

A living-wage income is a first and extremely important step to building wealth. But it cannot be the endgame when thinking about building inter-generational wealth. To advance economic equity, we must move beyond focusing on poverty reduction and living-wage job opportunities to focusing on wealth creation. *

 

Many of our country’s lowest-income workers turn to self-employment as a means of creating a job or supplementing a low-wage job. Entrepreneurship can be a pathway out of poverty, but many entrepreneurs are in need of  support.

 

Overall, African American households are less likely to own a business than white households, and if they do, the business is, on average, eight times less valuable than a white owned business. One cause of this disparity is lack of access to capital and not having the relevant knowledge or mentor-ship as primary barriers to starting a business. **

 

Competing with white-owned business where access to capital is readily available and often secured by property, leads to a dead end cycle when property ownership is out of reach.

 

  • Voices Rising: African American Economic Security in King County https://byrdbarrplace.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/VoicesRising_report_2017.pdf

** Wiedrich, Kasey, Sims, Jr, Lebaron, Weisman, Holden, Rice, Solana and Brooks, Jennifer (2016). The Steep Climb to Economic Opportunity for  Vulnerable Families. Retrieved from http://assetsandopportunity.org/assets/pdf/2016_Scorecard_Report.pdf.

We are a resource for information and education, by providing courses, tools and/or referrals. Thereby, equipping individuals to reassert their power to achieve effectual solutions and results in dynamic situations.

The PNA  creates a nurturing environment for Entrepreneurs, CEO’s and Business Owners dedicated to improving the quality and profitability of their enterprises through shared experience and personal growth. Power Networking Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Charitable organization, EIN 84-3901371. Donations are tax-deductible.  LEARN MORE

 

 

The purpose of  the Let’s Get It  initiative is designed teach business owners and entrepreneurs the steps they need to take to build a profitable business of their own.  We provide these tools using educational programs, seminars, workshops, live events and technology based systems.

Our Flagship Event is the  K2BW  Series. The purpose of  the K2BW initiative is to educate and empower our communities by providing key and valuable tools necessary and  needed to build personal wealth,  generational wealth,  and community wealth. We provide these tools using educational programs, seminars, workshops, live events and technology based systems. LEARN MORE

The K2BW Youth and Family  initiative is designed to teach age appropriate financial intelligence along with providing the tools necessary and key resources to navigate the economic ladder.  We provide these tools using educational programs, seminars, workshops, live events and technology based systems.

 

 

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