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Ossie Kendrix

Ossie Kendrix, CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin.

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Vennture Brew Co Donates $5,000 to the African American Chamber of Commerce of WI
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Vennture Brew Co Donates $5,000 to the African American Chamber of Commerce of WI

Proceeds Generated from sales of the Black is Beautiful Stout

African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin is cooking up a record year in 2021
Press Release

African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin is cooking up a record year in 2021

President and CEO Ossie Kendrix Jr. excels from afar with virtual leadership

Advocate Aurora Health awarding $2.1 million for community projects in Milwaukee
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Advocate Aurora Health awarding $2.1 million for community projects in Milwaukee

The Better Together Fund awards address social and economic needs to help eliminate inequities

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin Raises   $1 Million for the Legacy Campaign
Vos Makes Appointments to Racial Disparities Task Force

Vos Makes Appointments to Racial Disparities Task Force

This, after the speaker refused to hold a session on racial justice legislation.

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin Announces $50,000 Donation and New Grand Opening Date
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The African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin Announces $50,000 Donation and New Grand Opening Date

The Legacy Co-Working & Innovation Space receives major contribution from the Johnson Controls Foundation to continue completion of workspace for Chamber members and entrepreneurs.

WEDC Invests $144,400 in Bronzeville Business Incubator

WEDC Invests $144,400 in Bronzeville Business Incubator

The co-working and office space is being developed by the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin

Milwaukee County receives $144,400 state grant to support office renovation for the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin
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Milwaukee County receives $144,400 state grant to support office renovation for the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin

WEDC investment to help fund the development of the new Legacy Co-Working and Innovation Space

MKE County: County Puts $10.5 Million in Small Business, Employment
MKE County

County Puts $10.5 Million in Small Business, Employment

Funding comes from county's CARES Act allocation.

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Announces Small Business Recovery Initiative Grants and Community Resource Navigator Employment Program
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Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Announces Small Business Recovery Initiative Grants and Community Resource Navigator Employment Program

Both programs funded by federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Funds allocated in July

MANDI Feature: RISE MKE Entrepreneurial Training Program An Award Finalist
MANDI Feature

RISE MKE Entrepreneurial Training Program An Award Finalist

Finalist for the Chase Economic Development provides a 14-week training program for entrepreneurs.

Greater Milwaukee Foundation Donates $100,000 to the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin to Launch COVID-19 Recovery Fund
Plats and Parcels: 27 Apartments Planned Near Marquette
Plats and Parcels

27 Apartments Planned Near Marquette

Plus: MU plans new business school, Rivecca brothers buy out disgraced Ganos, Abele gives $300,000 to new project.

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin Announces $300,000 Donation to Complete the Legacy Co-Working and Innovation Space
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The African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin Announces $300,000 Donation to Complete the Legacy Co-Working and Innovation Space

Philanthropist Chris Abele's generous donation to the Legacy Campaign will support a workspace and programmatic resources for Chamber members and entrepreneurs

5 Takeaways on Strauss Brands Debacle

5 Takeaways on Strauss Brands Debacle

Community members talk about lost jobs and what could have been done better.

Bronzeville Business Owners Desire the Streetcar

Bronzeville Business Owners Desire the Streetcar

Local shopkeepers say The Hop’s proposed expansion would bring an economic boost to the neighborhood.

Service Workers Push For Higher Wages

Service Workers Push For Higher Wages

Ald. Zielinski's resolution backs Gov. Evers' plan to hike minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Senior Advisor, Deputy Transition Director, Personnel Advisory Council
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Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Senior Advisor, Deputy Transition Director, Personnel Advisory Council

Governor-elect Evers will make numerous new appointments in the near future.

Community Leaders Worry About Growing Power

Community Leaders Worry About Growing Power

Financial troubles point to uncertain future for Will Allen’s famed urban farming organization.

African American Business Group Plans Changes

African American Business Group Plans Changes

Black chamber of commerce moving to North Side, building loan fund for small businesses.

Now Serving: New Poke, New Small Plates Places
Now Serving

New Poke, New Small Plates Places

East Side, Third Ward, Walker's Point, Brady Street all get new restaurants.

A Taste of Cultural Fusion
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A Taste of Cultural Fusion

Snifters Tapas and Spirits to Host Grand Opening Weekend in Walker’s Point