• Urban League of Greater New Orleans

    • Non-Profit
    • Community & Civic Organizations
    4640 South Carrollton Avenue, Suite 230
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    (504) 620-9647
    (504) 620-9654 (fax)
    • About

      Established in 2001 under the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Women's Business Ownership, the Urban League of Greater New Orleans' (ULGNO) Women's Business Resource Center (WBRC) provides diverse assistance and resources to facilitate growth in businesses owned by women throughout southeast Louisiana. The WBRC offers technical assistance, entrepreneurial training, and personalized business consulting and coaching to both male and female business owners. The Center is committed to facilitating economic inclusion, especially as it relates to underserved populations and communities.

      Services provided complement the needs of entrepreneurs at every stage of business ownership, from start-up to expansion. The WBRC's staff has extensive experience and expertise to assist any small business in developing a comprehensive business plan, obtaining financing, training to set up accounting systems, planning marketing strategies, building credit, and more.

      Formed in 2014, the Contractors Resource Center is the newest addition to the ULGNO WBRC. It includes a business training facility, computer lab, member-use computers equipped with estimating & project planning software, state-of-the-art printer/plotter, & many other diverse resources.

    • Whom to Contact

      • Ms. Klassi Duncan
        WBRC Director
        Phone: 504.620.9647
        Fax: 504.620.9658
      • Mr. Wayne Encalarde Jr.
        Business Advisor-Women's Business Resource Center
        Phone: (504) 620-9647
        Fax: (504) 620-9654
      • Ms. Erica Lynn Fontenot
        Program Manager
        Phone: (504) 620-9647
        Fax: (504) 620-9654
      • Mr. Frank Johnson
        Business Advisor-Contractor Specialist
        Phone: (504) 620-9647
        Fax: (504) 620-9654
      • Ms. Judy Reese Morse
        President & CEO
        Phone: (504) 620-2332
        Fax: (504) 620-9654
      • Ms. Jameeta Youngblood
        President Urban League of GNO Young Professionals
        Phone: (504) 620-9647
        Fax: (504) 620-9654
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