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Welcome to E City!

E City: Entrepreneurship: Connecting, inspiring & teaching youth.


E City summer programs great success!
? ? BizCamp at Tri-C Metro Campus July 7-18
? ? The business plan competition was held on July 18.? Twenty students completed and presented business plans for their own businesses.? Seven young entrepreneurs, the finalists, competed for $300 in prize money.? Dan T. Moore, the "foreman" of the judges announced the three winners.? They are:

First place:? Crystal Ramos, $150

Second place: Mandela Abdullah, $100

Third place: Chris Ivory, $50

Dan T. Moore with Mandela, Crystal, Chris.


? ? The E City Washington Park Horticulture Program met from June 23 -July 25, sponsored by the Cleveland Municipal School District, Barbara Byrd-Bennett, CEO.
? ? ? The business plan competition was held on July 25 at Tri-C metro campus.? Mr. David Eichorn and Mrs. Tanisha Jackson-Long were the excellent teachers who worked with over thirteen young entrepreneurs from the city of Cleveland in this program.? The five finalists presented their business plans to a panel of judges from the community.? The winners of the competition were:

First place: Sylvia Haynes, $150.

Second place: Shaquilia Harris, $100.

Third place: Martrice Townsend, $50.

Thanks to Alex Johnson, President of Tri-C metro campus for donating the space for the business plan competition!


? ? YO! Cleveland (540 E. 105th Street) July 1-July 31
? ? ? The second YO! Cleveland, E City business plan competition will be held on Thursday, July 31 starting at 3 pm at YO! Cleveland.? The community is invited to witness and celebrate this event.? Peg Zitzner is the teacher.


To Learn more!

If you are looking for an opportunity to learn more about E City or to become involved there are many opportunities available to volunteer this summer. To find out more information on our volunteer opportunities visit the Get Involved? page. If you want information right now, email or call her at 216-896-1585.

E City Gears up for the FALL!
Starting in September, E City will begin launching nine new NFTE classes all over the greater Cleveland area.? Here's what's happening!

E City Entrepreneur classes are scheduled to be held at:

East Tech HS
Success Tech Academy
Bolton School
Empire CompuTech Academy
YO! Cleveland
Lincoln West HS
Warrensville Heights Middle School
Alexander Hamilton Middle School
LMM - Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries

To bring a program to YOUR school or community organization, go here!


E City: Planting seeds to grow healthy communities.

E City is an Ohio 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation established
for the following purpose:

?? "To find and show at-risk youth with promise a way to achieve success through learning and
experiencing entrepreneurship."

E City will help break the tragic cycle of poverty in Cleveland, one young entrepreneur at a time. It is the Cleveland licensee of The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) (pronounced "Nifty"). NFTE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1987 by Steve Mariotti in New York City.

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