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Amplify Africa, In Partnership With Chick-Fil-A & The Shade Room, Launches $5,000 Video Contest To Amplify Voices In Africa & The Diaspora

Videos Must Be Posted No Later Than Wednesday, Friday, 17, 2021, at 11:59 PM PST In a partnership with Chick-fil-A and The Shade Room, Amplify Africa launches a $5,000 short video contest from February 1st through February 17th to amplify the voices in Africa … Continue reading

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Barefoot Celebrates and Supports Black Female Business Owners with the Return of the #WeStanForHer Campaign

Barefoot amplifies Black women’s entrepreneurial spirit by investing in and committing to providing a larger platform for Black women-owned business founders Barefoot announces the return of #WeStanForHer, a campaign launched in 2020 to celebrate and support Black women entrepreneurs. In partnership with … Continue reading

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The 2021 International Winemakers Summit Honors the Contributions of Diverse Winemakers Around the World

Winemaking is a centuries-old profession originating in Old World France and yet, in 2021 little is still known about the rapidly increasing growth of diversity in the industry. With an estimated 80,000 wineries worldwide, the U.S. is 4th in the … Continue reading

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The Kroger Co. Foundation Announces Racial Equity Fund Build It Together Partners

Foundation collectively invests $3 million to advance racial equity through partnerships with Black Girl Ventures, Everytable, LISC and Thurgood Marshall College Fund The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Foundation (“Foundation”) today announced the recipients of its Racial Equity Fund Build It Together grant … Continue reading

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DoorDash To Provide Over $1 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants To Help Canadian Restaurants

DoorDash’s latest Main Street Strong effort will support restaurants in Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver as they continue to recover from the COVID-19 crisis DoorDash today announced it would provide $1,125,000 CAD in local COVID-19 relief grants as part of its expanded grant program to help … Continue reading

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