103rd NAACP National Convention: “Economic Opportunities in Our Communities”  Presentations

103rd NAACP National Convention: "Economic Opportunities in Our Communities" Powerpoint Presentations

Today, economic scholars and practitioners will offer their insights and approaches for building economic equity in our communities through wealth and asset development, entrepreneurship, financial education and through identifying and leveraging economic resources. Below are their powerpoint presentations.

Opening Remarks

Dedrick Muhammad, Senior Director of Economic Department

Economic Opportunities in Our Communities

Entreprenuership Panel

Howard Jefferson

NAACP National Board of Directors
Chairman, Protectors Insurance and Financial Service

Identifying and Securing Government Contracts

Carla Lane

Chief Executive Officer, LaneStaffing, Inc.


Eric Lyons

President & CEO, Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce

Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce: Access, Advocacy and Awareness

Community & Economic Development Panel

Roger Clay

President, Insight Center for Community Economic Development

Economic Opportunity in Your Community

Cassius Butts

Region IV Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

SBA: NAACP Community & Economic Development

Kelvin Boston

Host, Moneywise PBS Series

Securing Financial Success in an Economic Mess