Uniting Communities & Resources for Business Wealth
Chamber Members – Be A Part of PlayStreet!
Chamber Member, Join us at PlayStreet activations and be the image for our youth to see minority business owners volunteering in their communities! Contact Tina Augustus at (773) 931-2145 to learn how you can volunteers, and support the PlayStreet community activation summer program.
Austin Adams Block Club Juneteenth Celebration!
Contact us for sponsorship information!
Come join us this Saturday, May 20, on “The Wake Up” Radio Show on AM 1690 WVON! You can also listen in on IHeart Radio
New Co-hosting – The Wake Up Show with the IL State Black Chamber on WVON 1690 from 9-10 am every 3rd Saturday! Tune in for a woman’s view on business!
Look for our new “Young Entrepreneur Magazine” coming soon!
Building supportive ecosystems for Black-owned US businesses –
McKinsey & Company
Entrepreneurship and business ownership—particularly of community-based businesses—are crucial ways to develop community wealth, for both business owners and the people they employ. Healthy Black-owned businesses could be a critical component for closing the United States’ Black–white wealth gap, which we project will cost the economy $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion (in 2018 dollars) per year by 2028.
The COVID-19 crisis, however, has further stressed Black-owned businesses and may cause the racial wealth gap to widen. This gap includes a $290 billion—and growing—opportunity to grow overall wealth by achieving revenue parity between Black- and white-owned businesses in addition to providing aid to small and medium-size businesses (SMBs)—those with up to 500 employees—with nonwhite owners… READ MORE
Building Bridges Between Communities
Volunteer on our Advisory Council
We’re always looking for the community’s support to help push our campaign further than we could ever imagine. Does that sound like you? Volunteer today and be a part of change.
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Join our team of like-minded everyday people who simply want a better world to live in. Where every voice is heard, every hand is held, and every soul is equal. You’re invited to join our cause.
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