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Marva Smith Battle-Bey
Recycling Black Dollars Honors Visionaries of The Past
February 22, 2018
The meeting was attended by well over 50 local African American businesses who all came out to network. ... read more »
Notable Deaths  2016
December 28, 2016
  Billy Paul (file photo) Jazz and soul singer Billy Paul known for his No. 1 hit ballad “Philadelphia Soul” and “Me and Mrs. Jones,” died after battling with cancer. ... read more »
It Was All Business at the 4th Annual VSEDC Mobile Retail and Food Truck Expo
August 19, 2016
More than 500 current business owners, start-up businesses and Wantreprenuers visited the 4th Annual Mobile Retail and Food Truck Expo at Los Angeles Trade Technical College on Saturday, August 13th, where 40 local companies and speakers were showcasing their products and services to help stimulate and support local business and job creation. The event was organized by Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation (VSEDC) in partnership with the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, LA Economic Workforce Development department, American Mobile Retail Association and truck Manufacturer Kareem Carts. ... read more »
Marva Smith Battle-Bey Nurtured South L.A.’s Economic Development
April 13, 2016
“Marva Smith Battle-Bey’s focused and consistently positive energy will be missed by all of us working to improve conditions in South L.A.,” said Congresswoman Maxine Waters, ... read more »
Executive Director of Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation Marva Smith Battle-Bey Succumbs
April 7, 2016
Marva Smith Battle-Bey one of the leading community advocates for economic development within the African American Community has succumbed. Few details are available at this time, but Ms. Battle-Bey transitioned Wednesday Evening and more details will follow. ... read more »

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