The Short Story
The Halo is the manifestation of many hopes and dreams expressed in conversations around dinner tables, public meetings, calls from jail cells, news articles and more.
Core Collaboratives is the company that is developing the Halo project. The company purchases buildings and reserves space in them for low-resourced entrepreneurs to share launch space for new business endeavours. The company has adopted a model of resource sharing and adapted it to commercial spaces. Leslie Moore is the President of Core Collaboratives
MORE ABOUT THE HALO
THE HALO DEVELOPER: Core Collaboratives, LLC
CORE COLLABORATIVES VISION
Core Collaboratives supports the growth and development of the city center by providing business development consultation, collaborative spaces and community building ventures that support local entrepreneurs and patrons of the area.
WHY CORE COLLABORATIVES EXISTS
Cities have historically been challenged to incorporate the diversity of their residents in the service provision and income gains connected with city centers. Core Collaboratives was created to help support the entrepreneurial spirit and ventures of diverse residents. It bridges the gaps between challenged communities and the fiscal opportunities of local development. In doing this, Core Collaboratives looks to support quality business, property, and individual development that embraces the diversity of the community and results in an unprecedented depth of offerings in the city core
THE HALO TEAM: The Secret Sauce
The Halo project is the result of the contributions of many poeple over time. The roles mentioned below are vital to the success of The Halo; however, the inividuals pictured have and continue to change. By the grace of God, many people have contributed their talents for seasons and often cycle back to help when there is need.
THE HALO TEAM LEADER: Leslie Moore
Committed to Community
Leslie Moore, is the President of Core Collaboratives, whose work aims to bring a promising intersection to the collective hopes of challenged communities and the fiscal realities of business development.
Links and Biography
Leslie is a self starter whose passion for social reform has led her to pioneer housing & income generation solutions for individuals seeking to bridge life between the hardships they come from and a bright future otherwise unattainable for them. Through a series of giant leaps and community support she has successfully been able to lead this organization called Traction. Traction's model of shared resources heavily nuances the heartbeat and values of Core Collaboratives.
Bringing Individuals on The Margins, to The Center of Community Life
We are committed to strengthening the core of our communities through developing local entrepreneurs. We believe that people rebuild communities. In applying applying this principle, we see sharing of resources as integral part of the process. While resources may vary depending on availability and need, our commitment to community remains a constant.
We are committed to the development of the entrepreneur themselves. We believe that the entrepreneurial journey presents a certain set of challenges. These challenges maybe organizational, psychological or accessing resources. Our commitment is to address these challenges by providing a supportive environment that fosters success.
We are committed to the success of the businesses themselves. Our goal is to see our entrepreneurs reach consistent profitability in their business. We believe that as our entrepreneurs thrive, our communities thrive. Through mentorship and coaching we take action in actualizing this goal.
A person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so. A businessman/businesswoman, enterpriser, speculator, tycoon, magnate, mogul