Entrepreneurship Tag

Community Action Organization of WNY (CAO) has partnered with Fillmore Express Flea Market, where several of CAO’s business development course graduates sold their goods at an event on Friday, July 23.  First opening its doors in December 2019, the Fillmore Express Flea Market is held in a large, open space in an historic building located on...

CAO Stories: Meet Sis Linda Muhammad A True Entrepreneurial Spirit One of the keys to a thriving community is entrepreneurs who are willing to make the investment in themselves and their crafts to serve their customers and make the most of every opportunity.. And that’s exactly what Sis Linda Muhammad has done throughout her entire career, turning...

Combatting Poverty With YEM (Youth Entrepreneur Marketplace) CAO and community members plan to start YEM workshops and vending in July 2021. In April 2018, CAO partnered with community members to design the Youth Entrepreneur Marketplace (YEM) to destroy the cycle of poverty among families. Our goal is to assist families with becoming self-sufficient by having workshops and...