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(Chicago, Illinois) March 27, 2024 – On Saturday, April 6, 2024, at 5:00 pm, for the first time on the west side of Chicago, Midwest Fashion Week will host “Fashion For A Cause” event at the Kehrein Center For The Arts! For over 15 years, the Midwest Fashion Week brand has grown to include numerous events both on the national and international level including Chicago, Indianapolis, New York, Johannesburg, and Paris. The night will include influencers, live performances, cocktails, a VIP dinner, and a fashion show featuring several established designers at this ticketed event. This is the first-ever fashion show to be presented here, and we are excited to have your show, says Sharon Morgan, Managing Director of the Kehrein Center! Located in the Austin Neighborhood, the Kehrein Center for the Arts is a home for storytelling through music, theatre, dance, spoken word, and creative expression that animates and engages the human spirit. 

Radio and YouTube.com icon personalities Rick Party & LaDonna Raeh will be the featured Emcees for the night.

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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

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