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JP & Tomas Gonzalez

December 11th, 2019|9 Comments

"This is a hot topic and a lot of people want to be in it. I just felt like I could do it. I know the city, I know the neighborhood." Tomas Gonzalez reconnects [...]

Wise Words from Women Entrepreneurs in JP

April 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Wise Words from Women Entrepreneurs in JP

Is Instagram a great marketing tool? What if I can't get a loan? Do I really need to plan? Carina Lopez (right) with Marie Michl of JPNDC Voices of experience answered these [...]

JP & Anne St. Juste

February 20th, 2019|Comments Off on JP & Anne St. Juste

“I saw kids running around outside when they should have been in school. I thought, what is this? And so, I wanted to do something about it.” Sometimes JPNDC's work goes to unexpected places. [...]

JP & Vinndio Salon

January 8th, 2019|Comments Off on JP & Vinndio Salon

“My dad and I kind of butted heads. So when he told me, “All you need is scissors and a comb and you can go anywhere and make money,” I told him that I would [...]

JP & Michael Carnes

October 25th, 2018|Comments Off on JP & Michael Carnes

“Being able to turn around and look at what you’ve done. It really puts punctuation on your work day. It’s very rewarding.” In 2017, JPNDC provided over 88 hours of free classes for small business [...]