Toni Johnson, Akron Urban League case manager for Workforce Development, speaks to Emmanuel’s E-Camp participants about dressing appropriately and leaving a positive first impression.
Akron Urban League’s Workforce Development offers various employment related services. It focuses on placement for new workers, job retention for those currently employed and career mobility for others. Career fairs and recruitment events are hosted throughout the year.
Emmanuel Christian Academy’s Entrepreneurship Camp is sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
The Burton D. Morgan Foundation’s mission is “to champion an entrepreneurial spirit.” As such, grants from the Foundation are to be made to institutions concentrating on entrepreneurial studies and to efforts supporting entrepreneurs.
Emmanuel’s E-Camp promotes entrepreneurial education and exposure to the concepts of financial literacy. E-Camp helps students develop relationships and provides mentoring opportunities with individuals and organizations throughout Greater Akron. Participants acquire finance, marketing and accounting skills, along with an entrepreneurial mindset. Each week, participants are presented with high-quality instruction through experiential in-class assignments, guest speakers and field trips.