Besides selling beautiful arrangements they've also helped to decorate the White House, and even recently advised Mayor Muriel Bowser on the reopening of businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. 50 The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 had as one goal to assist black-owned businesses land more federal contracts.
People are looking for Black-owned businesses to support. He has over 30 years of community economic development, housing finance, and city planning experience. CAMEO advocates for its members and builds their capacity to support the more than 21,000 very small businesses they serve.
Locate online and Brick & mortar businesses. Carroll adds that another way to support Black businesses is by including them in cross-marketing collaborations on digital or other media. This directory aims to highlight our communities and give residents an easy way to find Black-owned businesses they can support.
Initiatives like the NexGen Builders Mentoring Program are helping young Black people add diversity to industries that have long lacked in it. The online polls I conducted showed that most choose not to hide who they are. I hear so much about what the Black pastors are not doing, so I begin my journey of trying to catch one doing good for the hood." I found Bishop Turner to be one who looks out for the community, and sometimes at the expense of his members.