Meet weekly for an hour to plan and develop the 8-course curriculum “How to Launch!” for new chapters that include best practice for 501c3 application, website launch, bookkeeping basics and building events alongside membership and sponsorship.
Drafted mission statement, vision statement, core values and bylaws.
Formed the following Committees with Program Directors:
Host Quarterly Policy Calls
Emily Cadik ensures we are aware of the latest and greatest info from the Hill.
Variety of Topics relevant at the time to the Affordable Housing Industry
Black Developers Panel
Highlighted how large players in the industry are supporting efforts minority developers and lowering barriers to entry.
Develop a 8-course curriculum for How to Launch a New Chapter.
We streamlined, provided guides, checklists, and classes to walk thru everything from applying for a 501c3, opening a bank account, launching a website, hosting events, gaining membership, sponsorship complete with checklists, handouts, fill in the blank forms to make this easy as possible.
We are opening a maximum of 15 chapters a year.
Launch a website wahnetwork.org.
Developed a plan for forming a diverse Advisory Committee in 2022.
Secured sponsorship including donated legal and website services.
Attended conferences around the country.
Launch and remain active on Linked in, Facebook and website.