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CAN I LIVE Announces 2nd Round of Innovation Funding on the Steve Harvey Morning Show.  

October 29, 2019

WASHINGTON - After graduating their first cohort, they are back to do it again.  Now recruiting 30 first generation entrepreneurs to be ready to seize local section 3 federal opportunities.  Funded by the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES). 

Steve Harvey Morning Show Radio (Bobby Gailes) Interview


DC Youth Fighting Odds:  First Generation Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Businesses at Expo!

August 8, 2019

Washington D.C.- On August 8, 2019, at 7:00 pm participants of the Resident Owned Business Incubator (ROBI) will present their business pitches to the public, community leaders, and potential investors at 4058 Minnesota Ave, NE, Washington D.C. 20019.

Bobby Gailes of Steve Harvey Morning Show will lead the cast of celebrity judges officiating the competition. Other Judges include Kay DeBow-Alford Co-Founder of the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), real estate investor Joshua Brown, and small business developer Vicki Davis. 


CAN I LIVE Receives Innovation Funding from the District of Columbia's Mayors Office on African American Affairs (MOAAA) and Department of Employment Services (DOES)

February 11, 2019

WASHINGTON - In an effort to help low-income residents become self-sufficient, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $34.9 million to public housing authorities, public housing resident associations, Native American tribes, and non-profit organizations across the nation to hire or retain service coordinators to help them find jobs, educational opportunities, and achieve economic and housing independence


CAN I LIVE Receives Largest HUD Award for State of Virginia to Remove Barriers to Self-Sufficiency For Public Housing Residents

February 20, 2018

WASHINGTON - In an effort to help low-income residents become self-sufficient, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $34.9 million to public housing authorities, public housing resident associations, Native American tribes, and non-profit organizations across the nation to hire or retain service coordinators to help them find jobs, educational opportunities, and achieve economic and housing independence


HUD Awards $35 Million To Promote Jobs, Self-Sufficiency For Public Housing Residents

February 20, 2018

WASHINGTON - In an effort to help low-income residents become self-sufficient, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $34.9 million to public housing authorities, public housing resident associations, Native American tribes, and non-profit organizations across the nation to hire or retain service coordinators to help them find jobs, educational opportunities, and achieve economic and housing independence


If We Can Send A Man To The Moon, Surely, We Can Alleviate Poverty

March 11, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – In celebration of Women's Month, Can I Live, Inc, a national public housing residents association will soon release its national policy agenda, entitled "Beyond Poverty:  Rocket Science Solutions to Move One Million Moms OFF Welfare (1MMOW) ". 


RW Jones appears on Armstrong Williams Show- Discussing Section 3, Poverty and Single Parenting

April 1, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Discussing what policies in HUD need to change, the pitfalls of parenting in poverty and how supporting fathers will help reduce dependency on government subsidies.

"The Life of a Single Parent"

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