African American Chamber of Commerce Update: Black Restaurant Week; Young Professional Advisory Council & more

African American Chamber of Commerce Update: Black Restaurant Week; Young Professional Advisory Council & more
left to right: Dr. Brandi Baldwin-Rana; Iola Harper; Shelley Smith; Dr. Jamie Bracey; Provost Joanne A. Epps; and Sincerely Syreeta
Our Women’s Leadership & Breaking the Glass Ceiling Speaker Series was an overwhelming success. Thank you to our inspiring panelists, our sponsor Archer Law, our moderator Sincerely Syreeta and Brandon Ballard for capturing this great event.
Black Restaurant Week is coming to Philly!
We’re excited to announce that we are an official sponsor for Philly Black Restaurant Week! From June 10 to June 17, select Black-owned restaurants throughout Philadelphia will offer pre-fix menus with proceeds going to minority farmers in our region.
Philadelphia Black Restaurant Week
AACC Young Professional Advisory Council
In an effort to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders of color, we’re proud to announce that we are now accepting applications for our inaugural Young Professional Advisory Council. Applications are now open and can be accessed here.
The AACC’s Young Professional Advisory Council will be tasked with advising the Chamber on addressing professional barriers that young professionals face, organizing events and volunteer opportunities, as well as serving as an ambassador of the Chamber. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. June 20 and self-nominations are accepted. Questions should be directed to
Business Satisfaction Survey
What are your feelings towards your business in the last 12 months?
Upcoming events, job openings & opportunities
  • The Tactile Group is hiring a Digital Project Manager. Check out this great opportunity here.
  • The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. is hosting their 2018 National Conference from July 26 to July 28. Learn more about the conference here.
  • Join the Asian Mosaic Fund for their 2018 Celebration & Grantee Reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 at the Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St., Philadelphia. You can RSVP here.
  • The Philadelphia Energy Authority has launched a new small business pilot program focusing on businesses in West Philadelphia. Eligible businesses could receive a FREE energy assessment and financial counseling. Learn more about this program here.
  • The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority has an RFP available for supplying and installing doors and windows at City of Philadelphia facilities. Learn more about this opportunity here.
  • Don’t forget to RSVP for Modern Wealth Concepts Executive Services’ Power of Personality Workshop from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 11 at the Pyramid Club, 1735 Market St., Philadelphia. Reserve your spot here before it’s too late!

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