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Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE) hosts O.P.E.N. for Business Conference via @mskalyn Oct 22nd
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Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE) hosts O.P.E.N. for Business Conference "Strengthening survivors of domestic violence, their families and our community"
DETROIT, MI – September 23, 2011 - On Saturday October 22nd Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE) will host O.P.E.N. ( Opportunity . Preparation. Entrepreneurship. Networking.) for Business conference, for survivors of domestic violence. This free conference aimed at domestic violence survivors, focuses on micro-entrepreneurship. Key topics include how to start, grow and sustain a business to generate income, supplement current earnings and become self-sufficient from abuse.
S.A.F.E. is dedicated to the financial empowerment of victims of domestic violence by providing training, workshops and resources to equip program participants with the tools necessary to become self-sufficient. The organization's success is a direct result of the hard work and commitment of its volunteers and supporters. Since its inception, S.A.F.E. has assisted over 500 victims of domestic violence and this event will serve as an opportunity to continue to strengthen the community and aid the families directly affected by the state's reform of the public assistance programs.
This free event will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and will feature lunch, giveaways, workshops, community programs, health screening from Sinai-Grace Hospital and a special keynote address from a survivor of domestic violence who will share her story of triumph and how her own business helped her to become financially self-sufficient. For participant confidentiality, location information will only be given to registered attendees.
For additional information, registration and sponsorship opportunities for the O.P.E.N. for Business conference please contact the S.A.F.E. conference hotline at 888.225.0326 or visit www.NewSafeStart.org
About Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE) Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to equip survivors of domestic violence with the appropriate financial tools and resources needed to enable women to leave or recover from the economic portion of domestic violence. To participate or inquire about sponsorship opportunities and additional information, please contact SAFE at 3430 E. Jefferson, Ave. #721 Detroit , Michigan , 48207 or by calling (800) 757-4919 ext. 5 or by visiting www.newsafestart.org.