Delivering Impact podcast will spotlight fellow entrepreneurs, political leaders, and non-profit organizations that are shaping and changing our communities.
Our guest today is Lateefah Durant. Ms. Durant serves as Vice President of Innovation at CityWorks DC ensuring that young people have the work experience, social capital, and credentials needed to compete for family sustaining jobs. CityWork DC programs are providing young adults with apprenticeship opportunities in high demand, high wage industries such as IT, Finance, and transformative career coaching.
Lateefah Durant https://www.linkedin.com/in/lateefahdurant/
CityWorks DC https://www.cityworksdc.org/
CityWorks DC Embark https://www.cityworksdc.org/embark
Arizona State University Local DC https://asulocal.asu.edu/washington-dc
National Apprenticeship Week https://www.apprenticeship.gov/national-apprenticeship-week
Our guest today is Kristi C. Whitfield Director of the District of Columbia Small and Local Business Development. DSLBD is a government agency with a mission to support the development, economic growth, and retention of District -bases businesses and promote economic development throughout the district commercial corridors. Director Whitfield provides insight regarding Distrit of Columbia Certified Business Enterprise, DSLBD small business grant opportunities, and upcoming initiatives.
DC Department of Small and Local Business Website | dslbd (dc.gov)
Dream Pitch 2023 Dream Pitch Program | dslbd (dc.gov)
DC Certified Business Enterprise Program CBE Certifications | dslbd (dc.gov)
Made in DC Made in DC Certification Program | dslbd
Kiva Hub DC Kiva Hub at DSLBD | dslbd
Art All Night DC Art All Night | dslbd
Obviously DC #ObviouslyDC