One Community Plan honors Black businesswomen, 1Pier

Nine Black businesswomen were honored Saturday for their participation in 1Pier. The nine entrepreneurs have made history as the first African-American business collective to operate a kiosk at the St. Pete Pier Marketplace. 1Pier is a social enterprise concept designed to invest in participating retailers’ growth by covering about 70 percent of the total cost … Continue reading One Community Plan honors Black businesswomen, 1Pier

NEWS: Newest Census Data Show African Americans in St. Pete Continue Poverty Reduction Streak 

The City of St. Petersburg received good news this week, when the U.S. Census Bureau released its newest data on poverty and other life quality metrics. Figures released September 17, 2020 (which lag by one year) show St. Petersburg’s African American poverty rate down to 16.7% in 2019, the lowest level ever recorded. In addition, … Continue reading NEWS: Newest Census Data Show African Americans in St. Pete Continue Poverty Reduction Streak