The mission of the Microenterprise Development Program is to promote economic self-sufficiency for minorities and their families by providing entrepreneurial education and training, technical assistance, and access to business and financial resources.
The Commission’s Community Based Services Initiative exists to assist faith and community based groups implement programs to alleviate socio-economic deprivation in minority and poor communities. This includes providing technical assistance and training for capacity building.
Need help? The CMA can connect you with the right agencies and organizations offering assistance with medical services, food, shelter, job referrals, clothing, legal advocacy and more. See our list of help lines, charities and community based organizations willing to help.
Research Services exists to provide critical data and information regarding each of the state’s minority populations. Research Services assists the general public, public officials, private sector, non-profit, and faith-based organizations with statistical data and analysis.