This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone from 99.5 WYCD finds out how local entrepreneurs can start or grow a business.

First, Communications Chair Rasheda Williams and Vice President Michelle Fisher from the Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs are here to talk about their upcoming Women Entrepreneurs Conference.

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Then, Tom Scott, the Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing for the Michigan Retailers Association, explains various programs designed to increase business for Michigan-based retailers.

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Next, Executive Director Fay Beydoun and Founder Ahmad Chebbani from the American Arab Chamber of Commerce explain how it is impacting the American Arab business community.

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Finally, ACT-SO is the NAACP’s Afro Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics Program.  LaToya Henry, Chairperson for the Detroit Branch ACT-SO program, and Kamilia Landrum, Special Projects Coordinator at the NAACP Detroit Branch, explain the program and its upcoming entrepreneurship workshop.

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