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Category: Community Innovation

Grit and Grace: How Black Entrepreneurs Are Finding Success in Pittsburgh

March 12, 2021 | By Victoria Snyder, M.Ed, MSLPA

"Our ecosystem here in Pittsburgh is unique, and the stories of small business owners and entrepreneurs deserve to be heard. Small businesses need your support and….

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Forward Cities’ Community-Led Revitalization Efforts in New Kensington, Pennsylvania

February 19, 2021 | By Aaron Wiener and Forward Cities Staff

When Nicole Vigilante lost her part-time job as a dietician, she decided it was time to pursue something different. Vigilante, who was born and raised in….

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Community Entrepreneurship Accelerator Launched in New Haven, CT

February 4, 2021 | By Symone Fogg & The New Haven E3 Team

Entrepreneurship can be a pathway to wealth and social change for communities and families. But racial economic disparities, institutionalized discrimination and lack of resources make entrepreneurship….

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Pittsburgh’s Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (E3) Network

November 20, 2020 | By Hassan Bazzi, Director of Community Innovation

Editors Note: Hassan Bazzi is Forward Cities' Director of Community Innovation. This article is part of a broader series designed to highlight the journeys of entrepreneurs….

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