CIMC Native Entrepreneur Training Graduate News:

CIMC Native Entrepreneur Training Graduate recognized as "Outstanding" at National Native Employment conference

CIMC participant Vania Garcia was one of four individuals recognized as an "Outstanding Participant" at the 38th National Indian and Native American Employment / Public Law 102-477 Training held in Los Angeles, California, May 21-26, 2017.

Ms. Garcia, a member of the Mesa Grande Band of Indians, completed the CIMC Native Entrepreneur Training program this past April and is in the process of opening her business, Vania's Visions. Ms. Christina Arzate, CIMC Workforce Development Coordinator III, travelled from the CIMC Escondido Field Office to be present for the awards ceremony.

- posted June 20, 2017


CIMC Native Entrepreneur Training Graduate Jean LaMarr is recipient of Artadia James D. Phelan Award in the Visual Arts

The San Francisco Foundation bestows a variety of awards in literature, visual arts, film/video, and playwriting each year that help foster innovation and individual artistic growth within our community. Since 2005, The San Francisco Foundation has worked in partnership with the national arts funder, Artadia to support outstanding Bay Area artists. Artadia provides visual art awards in seven U.S. cities, including San Francisco. The San Francisco Foundation funds one of the four cash awards, the James D. Phelan Award, given to one standout artist from among the ten finalists. Jean LaMarr, from the Paiute and Pit River Tribes was this standout artist. Ms. LaMarr is the owner/director of the Native American Graphics Workshop in Susanville, California.

- posted June 16, 2017


CIMC Native Entrepreneur Training Graduate's Business recognized as 2016 New Business of the Year by Ukiah Main Street Program

Each year the Ukiah Main Street Program recently announced the Business of the Year Awards. Among the awardees was Feathers Hair Artistry, owned by CIMC Participant, Shirley Matilton Feather. Ms. Feather, a member of the Yurok Tribe, opened her salon following her graduation from the CIMC Leadership Training for Entrepreneurial / Small Business / Economic Development in March 2016.

The Mission of the Ukiah Main Street Program is to preserve and enhance what makes Ukiah, California a great place.

- posted March 13, 2017


CIMC Native Entrepreneur Training Graduate recognized as "Outstanding" at National Native Employment conference

CIMC participant Norma Contreras was one of four individuals recognized as an "Outstanding Participant" at the 37th National Indian and Native American Employment / Public Law 102-477 Training held in Reno, Nevada, August 21-25, 2016.

Ms. Contreras, a member of the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, completed the CIMC Native Entrepreneur Training program this past March and is in the process of opening her business, Healing Hearts. Ms. Christina Arzate, CIMC Workforce Development Coordinator III, travelled from the CIMC Escondido Field Office to be present for the awards ceremony.

- posted August 31, 2016


 

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