Check Out A Few Orgs That Live Their Mission to Make a Difference
In short, Shawntera and Camille simply rock. They work tirelessly to amplify and accelerate Black Women business owners. Fearless Commerce also publishes an annual book to highlight Black women who inspire us to think and be Fearless. Jules Porter was featured in Volume IV!
SOciaL Impact NOw
Elaine and Ixchell at Social Impact Now are our forever mentors. They took us by the hand to help us improve our business acumen, strategy, and network. Their diverse team brings invaluable knowledge, professional expertise, and lived experience to help you and your business flourish and grow!
COFFEE. CULTURE. COMMUNITY.
Shaunie does a fantastic job uplifting youngth in our community. Flava was founded to build community through coffee and create opportunities for young women of color and gender expansive youth by propelling them from coffee to career.
If you are in St. Paul and need coffee, stop by Flava Cafe!
Connie and the crew at the FINNOVATION Lab have been there for us through the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. The FINN-Lab is the home for start-ups with products that make a positive impact on health, sustainability, and equality without sacrificing profitability and business savvy.
Their Fellowship program helped us hit the ground running!
PlaNtiNG PEOplE GrOwiNG JUSticE
We salute our beloved mentor, Dr. Artika Tyner, and her organization, Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute. PPGJ plants seeds of social change through education, training, and community outreach. They create pipelines to success by improving literacy rates and inspiring the next generation of leaders. Importantly, PPGJ publishes books by Black authors!
ShEllEta MakES ME LaUGh
We absolutely adore Sheletta Brundidge! (The ever-humble Emmy award-winning comedian and radio host!) Aware of, and frustrated by, the serious lack of diversity in traditional media, she decided to build her own multi-media online platform. Sheletta and her team inspires, educates, entertains, and tackles heavy issues in a way that brings us all together in the end without pulling punches.