Category Archives: Professional Opportunities

Crowns & Hops Launch ‘The 8 Trill Pils Initiative

Initiative will promote that closing the racial equity gap has the potential to generate a $8 trillion GDP increase in the U.S. by 2050 Crowns & Hops, the LA-based Black-owned craft beer brand that founded the #BlackPeopleLoveBeer movement, is announcing … Continue reading

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Rouxbe Partners with Bay Area Community College Consortium to Provide Online Culinary Curriculum for Students

The Culinary Arts package from Rouxbe will provide supplementary tools to students embarking on their culinary education this fall. Rouxbe, the world’s leading online culinary school, announced today a partnership with the Bay Area Community College Consortium (BACCC), a group … Continue reading

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DISCOVER Commits $5 Million to Support Black-Owned Restaurants

Discover announced today a $5 million commitment to Black-owned restaurants. From now through Oct. 31, 2020, anyone can go to Discover’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to nominate their favorite Black-owned restaurant, and 200 nominees will be randomly selected to … Continue reading

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Iota Phi Lambda Sorority Commits $7k In Grants To Small Businesses Owned By African American Women

Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc, in partnership with the Lola M. Parker Foundation is committed to empowering youth and women to achieve financial independence through entrepreneurship and business education. Small businesses owned by African American women are being adversely affected … Continue reading

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Greenlining Applauds Small Business Relief in California Budget

Assistance Marks “Ray of Sunshine in a Rough Year” Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) The new state budget about to be signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom provides important relief for hard-hit small businesses, The Greenlining … Continue reading

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Les Dames d’Escoffier International Establishes the LDEI Relief Fund

Les Dames d’Escoffier (LDEI) has a newly established LDEI Relief Fund, created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on women in the culinary industry. The LDEI Relief Fund will provide funding to established 501(c)(3)’s, non-governmental agencies (NGO’S) and … Continue reading

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Wines of South Africa USA Launches Industry Podcast and Virtual Tastings to Support Sommeliers

Wines of South Africa (WOSA) USA, the industry association that promotes the exports of South African wine, is proud to announce the launch of two initiatives aimed to offer continued education and awareness of South African wines, as well as … Continue reading

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Honest Tea Founders Seth Goldman and Julie Farkas Launch Eat the Change® Impact Grants

Couple will donate $1 million over three years with focus on link between diet and climate. Social Entrepreneurs Seth Goldman and Julie Farkas announced today the launch of a new grants program, Eat the Change® Impact. They plan to donate $1 million ($335,000 per year) over … Continue reading

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