DML Honors Black Businesses and Collective in August

August is Black Business Month and Dayton Metro Library will offer several programs that celebrate and honor Black business owners and an art collective in the Dayton Area.

Uplifting Our Roots Pop Up Shop:
Uplift area African American entrepreneurs by stopping in to browse and find out how owners began their business. For All Ages

Young Gifted and Talented: The ABCs of Youth Entrepreneurship
Dawn Rucker Tucker is a business owner, a licensed stylist, and an educator for the state of Ohio. She will offer advice for new, existing, and future youth business owners. Advanced registration is required. For Teens

Scripted in Black Reel Culture Films
This summer movie series celebrates the importance of Black storytelling in the community’s culture, experience, and perspective. A social hour will be held from 2-3 pm, with a screening of Soul (2020, Rated PG) to follow, beginning at 3:30 pm. Advanced registration is required. For Families

  • Main Library, Eichelberger Forum, Saturday, August 19, 2 - 5:30 pm

Growing Black Business Symposium
A panel consisting of leaders in small business incubation will gather to discuss their successes, lessons, and practices. Network and connect with business owners and service providers from around the state. Advanced registration is required. For Adults

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