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This Week in the Hustle (6/5)

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Amira Smith was a guest on Good Day Philadelphia’s morning show segment, where she spoke with news anchor Lauren Johnson about the importance of diversity in film. Amira is the Director of Marketing & Multicultural Affairs at the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, where they held a rally for the Philly Film Industry to support more film […]

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This Week in the Hustle (5/4)

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Tony Chennault’s web series Old Head started its second season premiere April 29th. The series gives an authentic depiction of inner-city lifestyles, narrowly focusing on some of the socio-economic issues that inner-city youth deal with, such as drugs, violence and lack of resources. Chantelle Bateman is looking for a woman of color developer! She writes in this […]

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Session 5: People, Planet, Profit

Nashirah Felder, IHHE student, asks legal question to panel. 
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Kyree Holmes, Nashirah Felder and Kiyla Armstead

“Business success now is not only being judged by profit, but by social impact,” IHHE facilitator Erica Hawthorne-Manon told the students bright and early, setting the tone for the weekend. The month of March may have been one of biting cold and rigid snow, but the fifth session of IHHE marked a period of focus […]

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Session 4: The Institute’s Halfway Point

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“For a while I was in a drought, I wanted more education, and I couldn’t find it. But then like, a hurricane came.” Kenny Earle, IHHE Class of 2017 February’s theme was Getting off the Bench: Industry Analysis; Financing your Business; Understanding & Analyzing Financial Statements; Key Resources.  This week we focused on the nitty […]

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