powerful portrait of black female

POWER IS THE ABILITY TOSELF-DETERMINEDEFINE OUR FUTURECHANGE THE SYSTEM

WePowerSummerCohort2021-66

Power-Building Academy

an entry point for community members who want to lead change

Chisholm’s Chair

a training initiative supporting Black and Latinx women as they explore publicly elected and appointed office

Fellows with AG_CC_JW
Group photo members of 2020 elevate/elevar cohort

Elevate/Elevar Accelerator

a 10-week entrepreneurship development program for Black & Latinx founders

Elevate/Elevar Capital

a community fund that invests $50,000-$200,000 in high growth businesses through revenue share agreements and loans

image_from_ios__30_ (1)
1_44MQgVv0rKriVo7guubTGw

Kiva Hub

zero interest loans for the people by the people

ELEVATE ESTL

a power-building campaign led by a collective of Black residents of East St. Louis City

ElevateESTL_WEPOWER_Graphics

We Have More Power Than We Recognize

August 4, 2022 We Have More Power Than We Recognize By: Jacqueline Person   You don’t know what I’m going through, and at the same time I don’t necessarily know…

You Have a Future in This: How vision can help build a village

July 14, 2022 You Have a Future in This: How vision can help build a village   By: Tim Eleby (aka Tim the Caterer)   I’m a dreamer. I get a…

Keeping Kids at the Center

June 13, 2022 Keeping Kids at the Center By Adesha Armstrong   This kind of work we do? It isn’t about us-it’s about the kids. If we’re not holding kids…