Income and Wages

The Small Business Administration (SBA) and Operation HOPE team up to empower Black businesses

Some of the selected cities include, but are not limited to: Atlanta, Georgia; Columbia, South Carolina; Detroit, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; Memphis, Tennessee; Miami, Florida; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Murfreesboro, Tennessee; New York City, New York; Pensacola, Florida; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Raleigh, North Carolina; Tampa, Florida; Washington D.C. | From: AL DÍA (Read more.)

Civic and Community Engagement

Feminist Flea Market organizer opens physical location in South Philly

Zi Aronow, who has been organizing the Feminist Flea Market and Craft Fair via the production company House Cat since 2018, has created temporary space to drive business to local artists and makers, many of whom are queer and/or BIPOC. In order to create a more permanent space to keep that momentum going, Aronow has opened a physical location to sell the work of many of those artists. The shop Baby Tooth launched in the Bok building on September 9. | From: Philadelphia Gay News (Read more.)

Education

Phillies’ analytics team launches mentorship program with HBCU member schools

McFarlane, who now is the assistant director of quantitative analysis in the Phillies’ research and development department, launched a mentorship program Monday that partners with schools in the Southwestern Athletic Conference, which is made up of historically Black colleges and universities, in hopes of increasing awareness for roles in sports analytics, he told The Inquirer. | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)