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New business accelerator launches for black, Latinx entrepreneurs

New business accelerator launches for black, Latinx entrepreneurs

Read the Post-Dispatch’s coverage of Elevate/Elevar. “The goal is for each firm in the cohort to receive $30,000 within the first couple of months of the program.”

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Register for VISION, the small business innovation symposium

Register for VISION, the small business innovation symposium

This is the 5th Annual Vision Symposium. Vision is the region’s largest and ONLY inclusion innovation conference celebrating, educating, and supporting women, people of color, and immigrant emerging entrepreneurs and existing business owners.

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Announcing the Elevate/Elevar Accelerator!

Announcing the Elevate/Elevar Accelerator!

Apply to the region’s only accelerator for Black and Latinx entrepreneurs of early-stage companies!

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A 30-year plan and the Role of Futurism

A 30-year plan and the Role of Futurism

Charli Cooksey talks about the development of her 30-year plan and the role that futurism plays in her approach to building WEPOWER.

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Vote for WEPOWER! We’re in the running to present at SXSW 2020!

Vote for WEPOWER! We’re in the running to present at SXSW 2020!

Black and Latinx entrepreneurs receive less than 2% of startup funding. <2%!! And we want to talk about it!

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Photos: Early Childhood Education Dream + Design Kickoff

Photos: Early Childhood Education Dream + Design Kickoff

165 community members, educators, and change makers from throughout the St. Louis region attended to co-create a shared dream to guide the design and implementation of solutions for our region’s youngest.

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63 St. Louisans Join Solution Teams &amp; Design Council to Develop Solutions for Early Childhood Education System

63 St. Louisans Join Solution Teams &amp; Design Council to Develop Solutions for Early Childhood Education System

July kicked off the design phase of the Tomorrow Builders Fellowship. 63 St. Louisans joined the Tomorrow Builders in the 5-month process of designing solutions for our region’s early childhood education system.

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HEC-TV Features Fellows’ Early Childhood Education System Design Process

HEC-TV Features Fellows’ Early Childhood Education System Design Process

How do we reimagine and redesign St. Louis’ early childhood education system to be more equitable? HEC-TV interviewed a number of the Tomorrow Builders to find out how they’re approaching this challenge!

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Tomorrow Builders Launch Design Phase, Call on Parents + Educators to join Solution Teams

Tomorrow Builders Launch Design Phase, Call on Parents + Educators to join Solution Teams

Over the last four months, we’ve researched until our eyes crossed, bonded until our eyes filled with tears of righteous anger, and reimagined early childhood education (ECE) until our eyes shone with the hope of a better tomorrow.

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18 North and West St. Louis City Residents Commit to Advocate for Education Justice

18 North and West St. Louis City Residents Commit to Advocate for Education Justice

The cohorts emerged to pursue policy reform that decreases racial disparity in K-12 education.