“As a city, we truly believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and fully support our small and minority-owned businesses,” City Council Malcolm Graham said.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The city of Charlotte has teamed up with Operation HOPE to connect local Black entrepreneurs to its 1 Million Black Businesses initiative.
The goal of 1MBB is to help one million Black businesses across the country grow by the year 2030. The city plans to provide tools and resources to these small business owners so they know how to form a winning path toward expansion.
“As a city, we truly believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and fully support our small and minority-owned businesses,” Charlotte District 2 City Council Member Malcolm Graham said. “We know we can do more to build up our small business climate, especially in areas that have been traditionally underrepresented by city government. In partnership with Operation HOPE, we’re excited …