THE LAURELTON CLUB
THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NEGRO BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUBS, INC.
L - Leadership - Training for business and professional women preparing them for leadership positions in their careers.
E - Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurial training is for women interested in starting a business, improving business skills and/or expanding an existing business by increasing their business expertise.
T - Technology - Training for women interested in obtaining or improving technology skills or seeking certification for a technology related business.
S - Service (H-E-E-D, Health, Education, Employment and Economic Development) providing information through programs and initiatives in health, education, employment and economic development that inform, enlighten and strengthen our communities.
H - Health - Our Club members, share their expertise and knowledge, design and implement projects addressing health issues, advocating and supporting community health initiatives.
E - Education - Our Clubs implement an array of activities including financial aid workshops, adopting schools, college tours, test taking techniques and mentoring. The scholarship program is the foundation of the education focus on the local, district and national levels.
E - Employment - This disparity in wages and job opportunities is evident throughout the African American community for women and men. Our programs include providing information on employment, careers and skill building.
D - Economic Development - Clubs direct their programming efforts on developing and sustaining Minority and women owned businesses in our communities. Projects address the difficulty in accessing business capital, accumulating personal assets, real property holdings, estate planning, and retirement strategies.