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Empowering Our Community: Reflecting on Financial Literacy Month

What up BBFG!

As Financial Literacy Month draws to a close, I'm filled with pride and gratitude for the journey we've embarked on together. Throughout April, we've delved deep into the intricacies of financial empowerment, exploring topics that are vital to closing the racial wealth gap and building a future of prosperity for our community.

A Month of Learning and Growth: From understanding the roots of the racial wealth gap to exploring the importance of financial education, budgeting, homeownership opportunities, entrepreneurship, and more, we've covered a wide array of topics that are central to our collective journey towards economic empowerment. Each discussion has brought us closer to understanding the challenges we face and the strategies we can employ to overcome them.

Taking Action: But our journey doesn't end here—it's just the beginning. As we reflect on the insights gained during Financial Literacy Month, let's commit to taking meaningful action in our lives and communities. Let's continue to support Black-owned businesses, invest in our financial education, and advocate for policies that promote economic justice and equity.

National Small Business Month: A New Chapter Begins: As we bid farewell to Financial Literacy Month, we welcome the start of National Small Business Month in May. This month-long celebration honors the vital contributions of small businesses to our economy and communities. It's a reminder of the power we hold as entrepreneurs, innovators, and consumers to drive positive change and create opportunities for ourselves and others.

Continuing Our Journey Together: As we transition into National Small Business Month, let's carry forward the spirit of empowerment and solidarity that has defined our community. Let's continue to support Black-owned businesses, not just during this month but every day, and log our transactions on the BBFG app and website. Every purchase we make is a vote for economic empowerment and self-determination.

Gratitude and Determination: I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you for your unwavering commitment to our mission. Together, we are building a future where every member of our community has the opportunity to thrive and prosper.

Stay Connected: As we look ahead to the future, I encourage you to stay connected with us through our platform, events, and initiatives. Together, we will continue to make strides towards closing the racial wealth gap and building a brighter, more inclusive future for all.

With gratitude and determination - It's our time!

Phillip W. Dunn, Founder

Black Business Focus Group (The BBFG)

P.S. Don't forget to log your transactions with Black-owned businesses at Your support makes a difference!


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