Show your support for Arizona’s Black-owned businesses with this custom-designed We Rise tee. Launched by Local First Arizona in 2021, We Rise is a no-fee business accelerator created for and by Arizona’s Black entrepreneurs. From classroom instruction and mentorship to its network of successful Black-owned businesses, We Rise is “powering Arizona’s Black entrepreneurs one business at a time” to grow generational wealth among Arizona’s Black community.
Proceeds from all We Rise tees are an investment into the growth and development of Black-owned businesses in Arizona.
Did you know:
According to a study conducted by McKinsey & Company in 2020 “Only 4 percent of Black American businesses survive the start-up stage, even though 20 percent of Black Americans start businesses.” The study continues on to tell us that, “even if Black Americans survive the start-up stage, Black-owned businesses still disproportionately struggle with debt and raising capital in addition to challenges such as a lack of helpful relationships in the business community.”
Learn more at localfirstaz.com/we-rise