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Staying in the Black: Millionaires in Training
June 30, 2022
After dropping 30% during the pandemic, Black businesses are making a comeback. A recent study from the University of California, Santa Cruz cited the number of Black small-business owners rose 28% higher in the third quarter of 2021 in comparison to pre-pandemic times.  ... read more »
Small Business Crawl Empowers Entrepreneurs in Inglewood
May 25, 2022
Many small businesses, particularly those founded by Black and Brown people, are often unaware of the expansive resources, including grants, loans, angel investors and venture capitalists, available within the community that are ripe for the picking. ... read more »
Bank of America Awards $11 Million to Los Angeles Nonprofits in 2021
January 20, 2022
As part of its commitment to strengthening communities by addressing critical needs that help advance racial equality and economic opportunity, Bank of America has awarded $11 million to 174 local nonprofits across greater Los Angeles last year. ... read more »
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Taste of Soul to Bring A ‘Day of Service & Soul’ to the Community
October 14, 2021
The drive-thru only event to give away free groceries, PPE supplies, and more ... read more »
SALUTE TO AFRICAN AMERICAN NONPROFITS
May 27, 2021
Several South Los Angeles nonprofits and their top executives were recognized at the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards. The awards honor individual organizations and leaders whose focus is to improve the communities they serve.  Finalists and winners and were recognized during the L.A. Business Journal virtual event in early May. ... read more / view gallery »
Vermont-Slauson EDC Helps Minority Businesses Move to Next Level
January 16, 2020
In operation for more than 30 years, VSEDC offers tools to aid both start-up ventures and established owners ... read more »
Call 2 Worship – May 23
May 22, 2019
Grace United Methodist Church plans a “Karaoke Fundraiser” on May 25, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at 4112 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Cedric Bridgeforth. ... read more »
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Call 2 Worship – May 16
May 15, 2019
COGIC Southern California First Jurisdiction Business & Professional Women present their annual BPW Phenomenal Women’s Personal Development Conference on May 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., ... read more »
Vermont/ Slauson Economic Development Corporation Designated Community Financial Institution
December 13, 2018
The organization can now provide more direct funding to small businesses in South L.A. ... read more »
New LAPD Chief  Shares His Policing Vision with South L.A. Black Leaders
June 21, 2018
Continuing his meet-and-greets around the city, new LAPD Chief Michel Moore stopped by the L.A. Sentinel on June 19 and heard about the pressing policing concerns from South Los Angeles African American community representatives. ... read more »
Legacy of L.A. Black Businesses Honored at VSEDC 2018 Black History Celebration 
March 1, 2018
Empowered by the theme “Still Holding It Down…. Keeping the Legacy Alive”, on February 21st the Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation (“VSEDC”) held its 2018 VSEDC Legacy of African American Owned Businesses Celebration & Panel (“VSEDC Business Legacy Celebration”) in the Fellowship Hall on the campus of LA’s historic Holman United Methodist Church.    ... read more »
VSEDC 5th Annual Mobile Retail And Food Truck Business Expo Returns
September 21, 2017
 Keep on truckin’—new this year a mobile marketplace sign up today! ... read more »
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