Moms Who Hustle: A Financial Planning and Entrepreneurship Program for Millennial Moms, in conjunction with the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC), hosted a Mommy & Me Mixer for low-income mothers in Newark, New Jersey interested in enhancing themselves entrepreneurially, and connecting with like-minded motivated women.
The Mommy & Me Mixer followed a mayoral press conference with the Honorable Mayor Ras J. Baraka, where the launch of Moms Who Hustle in Newark, New Jersey was announced. In addition to Mayor Baraka, Founder and CEO of Walker’s Legacy Foundation Natalie Madeira Cofield, Acting President and CEO of NCEDC Aisha Glover, and Newark, NJ Council President Mildred Crump gave remarks on the positive impact that Moms Who Hustle will have on low-income communities in Newark. Mothers both a part of this year’s Moms Who Hustle cohort, as well as individuals interested in the program for the future, attended the press conference.
The Mommy & Me Mixer following the press conference administered local resources to attendees interested in strengthening their finances, to supplement the resources provided by Walker’s Legacy Foundation. The mixer provided an opportunity for the Moms Who Hustle cohort to connect with each other for the future in a comfortable setting. Mothers were given the opportunity to meet the Walker’s Legacy team, their instructor, and members of the Newark CEDC, to ask questions and get insight on the Moms Who Hustle program. Many mothers attended the mixer with their children, and the children were given snacks and manipulatives.
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