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…. CAAO Looks, Listens and Links

CAAO (pronounced K-O) is an umbrella consulting organization for the black professional organizations of Northeast Ohio. CAAO serves as a conduit and referral source to existing resources for entrepreneurial development, professional development, and leadership empowerment for its member organizations and their members.

In addition, CAAO has developed a variety of benefits and services including a joint calendar, job referrals, business leads, and three empowerment circles: entrepreneurial, non-profit and leadership.

CAAO’s member organizations communicate with over 30,000 black professionals on a regular basis. Thus, CAAO serves as a dynamic link to the “New Economy” for black professionals of Northeast Ohio.

 

 

CAAO's 13th Anniversary, Lucky 13th Drawing

 

Contact Connie Atkins 216.299.9155 for more information

EXECUTIVE MATCHMAKER

"JerryKelsheimer

Donors and supporters select or draw for quality one on one time with 20+ executives , celebrities, and community leaders for unique business relationship building opportunities.

MINORITY GOOD WORKS

AltheaJones

Annually CAAO, the Urban League of Greater Cleveland, and CSU Black Studies are now recognizing several minorities who are doing “good works” in the community .

LEADERSHIP RETREAT

leadership retreat

At the CAAO Leadership Retreat the African American community comes together annually to build collaborative relationships to build a support system for leaders.

CAAO'S BESTT

ConnieAtkins

CAAO’s BESTT (Base, Enhanced, Sustaining, Trust Builders, Trust Builders Plus) is a unique annual individual donors program.

YOUTH INNOVATION FORUM

Youth Innovation

YIF promotes innovation and excellence in a unique education environment.

LUCKY 13 RAFFLE

Lucky 13 raffle

Lucky 13 Anniversary Raffle Drawing. Donors will be put in a raffle based on donation levels.

 

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