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Highlighting Black-owned business owner stories, Upcoming Events, and New Members

BCD Alliance highlights: This week BCD Alliance is highlighting business owner India McWhorter and her business India Camille Events. She as a black-business owner reflects the power of taking a business idea and making it successful through networking and gaining community support. What started off as her planning her own wedding back in 2009 became the …

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Virus, strife prompt ‘resiliency’ funds in Black communities

SAN FRANCISCO — The modest cash grant Iguehi James received from the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce helped the clothing designer defray costs, including surge prices on elastic and fabric that jumped dramatically due to the pandemic. The application process was simple and she qualified for a $5,000 “resiliency” grant, despite being a solo …

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