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Mission Statement

At CAAO, our mission is to utilize the resources of Northeast Ohio African American professional organizations to promote economic development in African American communities and to enhance career and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Description

The Consortium of African American Organizations is a nonprofit consulting organization which provides benefits and services to black professional organizations of Northeast Ohio. CAAO’s predecessor was the African American Business Consortium formed in 1993.

CAAO was initially funded by the Cleveland Foundation and the George Gund Foundation in 2001 and incubated on the campus of Case Western Reserve University under the tutelage of Enterprise Development, Inc., the predecessor to JumpStart. The founding organizations included: the National Technical Association, the National Black MBA Association, the National Society of Black Engineers, the Black Data Processing Association, and the National Association of Black Accountants. The founding Chair was Frank Robinson of NASA Glenn; and the founding Executive Director was Connie Atkins, a seasoned entrepreneur.

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http://caao.net

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