CARAT Community Partner News Archive

Our congratulations to Forescee Hogan Rowles, President and CEO of Community Financial Resource Center will receive the Economic Justice Award from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) Martin Luther King Legacy Association on Monday, January 19, 2004.

CHARO-SBA Women’s Center

CHARO Community Development Corporation has been awarded a 5-year contract by the U.S. Small Business Administration to serve as the Los Angeles area Women’s Business Center (WBC) – the only one of its kind in Southern California.

The WBC will provide long-term training and counseling on financial, management and marketing issues to assist and benefit small business concerns owned and controlled by women and others in similar situations.

To learn more and to schedule a tour, call Anita Rodriguez at: (323) 269-0751 ext 609.

CALED Recognizes CHARO's One-Stop Center With Coveted Merit Award

The California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) bestowed two prestigious awards upon CHARO Community Development Corporation, Award of Merit and the First Annual Art Goodman Award. The top job placement performer in Los Angeles City for fiscal year 2000-2001, CHARO's Northeast One-Stop Center will be the recipient of CALED's Award of Merit for its exemplary performance in providing quality services, after two consecutive years of exceeding all job placement contracts.

CHARO President Richard Amador is the recipient of CALED's First Annual Art Goodman Award, for his "Commitment as a leader and advocate for economic development activities," said Leslie Parks, Chair, CALED Board of Directors.

Renaissance Wins Another Award! Renaissance was awarded an honorable mention in the 2003 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. "The purpose of the award is to find the innovators, whether small or large; to recognize and celebrate their example; and to inspire others." - Peter F. Drucker.

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