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Rep. John Lewis

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Empower Our Communities

“Advancing Economic Vitality for Black Communities”

“The 24/7 Black Leadership Advancement Consortium is a non partisan 501 C3 aimed at increasing personal and professional development, stimulating the creation of wealth and financial empowerment and building networks of influence with navigational support for Black Professionals.”

“The Big Ten Conference’s senior vice president, people & culture officer, Omar Brown, will be the keynote speaker for “Vitality,” a conference and expo on economic prosperity hosted by the 24/7 Black Leadership Advancement Consortium (BLAC) June 23-24 at the Waterloo Convention Center.  Also featured will be U.S. Bank’s Eva Brown, segment leader - minority and women-owned businesses; and Vanessa Gail Perry, professor of strategic management and public policy at the George Washington University School of Business and a non-resident fellow at the Urban Institute's Housing Finance Policy Center. More speakers are being added. Cost to attend is $40 per person. “

“Big Announcement Alert”

“Enter now for a chance to win $20,000 for your Business! 

It’s as Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Submit a 2 minute Youtube video describing your product or service between now and May 27, 2022.


Register for the Black Iowa Business Director 
Get your family and friends ready to cheer for you or the FINAL 5 business on June 24th

Founders receive:
 1. The opportunity to receive valuable feedback from our panel of judges 
 2. A shot at winning cash prizes
 3. Opportunity to share your product or service during our Black Business Expo
 
We welcome all Iowa Black-owned business applicants but have a few requirements:
    • You must have at least one founder based in Iowa or attending an Iowa-area school.

Have questions? Send us an email at twentyfoursevenblac@gmail.com!

Economic Empowerment Saturdays

Join us every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10am to noon as Crazy Man in the Pink Wig, Financial Guru, Mr. Mike Finley, shares tools and tips to lead to financial freedom. Sessions are held via zoom and videos are typically available upon request.