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DATA COLLECTION BEGINS

JUNE 19, 2020

ABOUT THE CENSUS

WHY PARTICIPATE?

For the black community, the U.S. Census data impacts funding

in critical areas, including education, housing assistance, health services, and programs

that support black-owned businesses. 

 

This Census will collect data that gives power to our fight for equality and access to federal funding so fair and accurate allocations of federal funds make it to the areas that need it most. 

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Participation is simple:

  

  • On June 19, 2020, business owners will have access to complete a short survey; and

  • Share the website with other black-owned businesses in the area.

We make an impact,

now let's provide the

numbers to prove it. 

 

THE INITIATIVE

The Black Business Census demonstrates the power of collective spending by black people and our allies. Through the use of business reporting we can quantify how economically strong we are as a community.

 

The Black Business Census reporting provides data that is powerful in our fight for economic equality. 

 

Black owned businesses

are integral in strengthening

our voice and this is supported by the $1.2 trillion dollars black consumers spend annually.

Are you ready to be counted in the Black Business Census?

FOUNDED BY

VA Black Business Directory (VABBD)

OUR PARTNERS

Stafford BlaCC (Grass Roots Organization)

#Enough (Grass Roots Organization)

The United Black Council (Grass Roots Organization)

ORGANIZATIONS INTERESTED IN BECOMING A PARTNER? 

Partnering organizations will commit to share marketing materials as it relates to the Black Business Census, encourage black-owned businesses to get listed in the VA Black Business Directory (VABBD), and most importantly, encourage black business owners  to complete the survey

Black Business Matters

HOW DOES MY CITY or COUNTY count?

Spread the word!

Questions email info@vabbd.com

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