Joann Milord is the Executive Director of Northeast Second Avenue Partnership also known as NE2P. Northeast Second Partnership, Inc. (NE2P) is a community initiated and collaborative effort composed of diverse community stakeholders interested in a comprehensive revitalization of the key commercial corridors in the Little Haiti community. NE2P is committed to creating and sustaining a vibrant commercial center to increase economic opportunities for the residents of the community. As the Executive Director, Joann has spearheaded the strategic planning of the organization and continues to move NE2P’s mission forward. Click here for more…
2015-2016 Northeast Second Avenue Partnership Board Members
Little Haiti Housing Association Inc 181 NE 82nd St 786-230-3779 Miami, FL 33138 www.littlehaitihousing.org
Sant La 5000 Biscayne Blvd Ste 100 Miami, FL 33137 www.santla.org 305-573-4871
Haitian American Chamber of Commerce 1125 NE 125th St Suite 208 Miami, FL 33161 (305) 733-9066 www.haccof.com
Liberi Mapou 5919 NE 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33137 www.liberimapou.com
Little Haiti Cultural Center 212 NE 59th Ter Miami, FL 33137
305-757-9922 Yeelen Gallery 294 NW 54th st Miami, FL 33127
Leela’s Restaurant 5650 NE 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33137
TriMerge CPA 39 NW 166th St Miami, FL 33169
550 NE 124th St Miami, FL 33161
IPC Photo Collective 225 NE 59th St Miami, FL 33137
Churchill’s Pub 5501 NE 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33137
The Northeast Second Partnership, Inc. (NE2P) is a community initiated and collaborative effort composed of diverse community stakeholders interested in a comprehensive revitalization of the key commercial corridors in the Little Haiti community. NE2P is committed to creating and sustaining a vibrant commercial center to increase economic development in Little Haiti by increasing the quantity and quality of employment opportunities, by increasing long term investment in the area, and by increasing opportunity for commerce. NE2P strives to preserve and highlight the vitality of the Haitian-American community so all visitors can get a sense of Little Haiti’s history and culture.
NE2P has facilitated micro-enterprise grants to small businesses in Little Haiti and advocated for the preservation of the cultural significance of the area. We are diligently working toward making Little Haiti a cultural destination. Therefore, our organization is focused on addressing the key issues need for a comprehensive revitalization.
To achieve success in these areas, NE2P is involved in multiple projects in the community:
-Cultural tours to market and brand Little Haiti
-Cultural events to promote are as a cultural destination
-Technical assistance for small business development
-Citizens on Patrol to increase public safety and quality of life
-Advocacy for public services needed in the community
-Little Haiti Small Business Association
Already a vibrant community, Little Haiti has the potential to be the ultimate authentic Haitian cultural experience. As the commercial landscape transitions, NE2P foresees that area small businesses will be able to capitalize and benefit from the increase in traffic and pedestrian counts. In order to realize these benefits, NE2P hopes to coach and assist small business artisans, retailers, and restaurateurs for their next phase of growth by building a partnership between small business and property owners in Little Haiti. Northeast Second Avenue Partnership (NE2P) aims to build the capacity of Little Haiti small businesses by establishing a Little Haiti Business Association. This is an innovative collaboration of the community that currently does not exist in the area. .
NE2P provides technical assistance to micro-enterprises within District 5. Our organization can help small businesses access programs and services offered by the City. These programs include Commercial Façade, Code compliance and the Small Business Loan Fund.
Are you a small business owner in District 5? Are you interested in joining NE2P’s Small Business Association?
Contact NE2P at 786-908-3724 or at www.ne2p.org
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