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The Real Estate Co-Powerment Spring Series Kicks off on April 24th! Apply today!

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“The Real Estate Co-Powerment Series increased my understanding of real estate redevelopment and how to properly work with city and private agencies to accomplish the goals of my community.  What followed after graduating from the Series, was the confidence to believe in the process. Confidence then gave way to courage. Some folks participate in the cohort for personal reasons, some for professional reasons. No matter the individual purpose, we all want our communities to be healthy.”

-Denise Edwards, Co-Powerment Series Graduate, Second Cohort

The Real Estate Co-Powerment Series is an education platform, co-created by Omicelo Cares & Neighborhood Allies, to demystify the real estate development process. Through class instruction, coaching and mentorship, our goal is to demonstrate how community members, organizations, and small business owners can participate and benefit from their own neighborhood revitalization. Course topics include real estate basics, proforma development, transactional law, tax credits, financial training, land use, green building, and more.

We are currently accepting applications for our third cohort, which begins April 24th, 2018.

April 24th – May 31st, 2018
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
$50 Course Fee (Scholarships available)
Stay tuned for class location and final course syllabus and list of instructors!

Strong applicants will have the ability to bring a real-life real estate project to the course to workshop & develop with experienced mentors and instructors. To date, we have graduated 23 local individuals from the Real Estate Co-Powerment Series.

For more information on the Real Estate Co-Powerment Series email: Or submit your application here.

“The Real Estate Co-Powerment Series is one the most worthwhile experiences I have had in a long time. It is practical and it’s instructors are actual practitioners. This program allows one to obtain knowledge while building a professional network at the same time. Upon completing the series, I am confident that I will be fully equipped to become successful in my development efforts.”

-Jacqueline Hill, Co-Powerment Series Graduate, First Cohort

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