Business For A Better Portland issues a monthly call-to-action to its members, bringing the business community together with non-profits and government to create a more equitable and prosperous city. Here is our current call-to-action for members:
Support Portland's Black Entrepreneurs
August 2017. This month’s call-to-action is by Stephen Green, City Manager at Townsquared. Stephen describes the opportunity for local businesses to support Portland's black entrepreneurs. We're calling on BBPDX members and other allies in the business community to buy 100 tickets to the 3rd Annual Pitch Black. Grab your tickets now.
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BBPDX Calls-to-Action in 2017
Check out some our past calls-to-action, written by BBPDX members to increase the pace of change on the issues we care most about:
Why Lone Wolves Need a Pack, Jim Brunberg, Founder and Owner Mississippi Studios, Revolution Hall, Roam Schooled
Why Community-Focused Businesses?, Kristen Connor, Senior VP and Community Impact Officer at Heritage Bank
To Know Portland, Get to Know Vanport, Mara Zepeda CEO, Switchboard, Founding Board Chair BBPDX
Businesses Can Foster Better Citizenship, Laura Whipple, CEO and Co-founder of Scout Books.