2018: BLACK #GivingTuesday Guide

 

Yup, we know you appreciate us.

Here’s your 2018 #GivingTuesday guide that you didn’t know you needed. Below are organizations and projects we support for their mission, vision and incredible values.

SUPPORTING OUR FOUNDER + CEO

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In an effort to learn more about running for office and supporting women who run for office, Miocoa Strategies Founder + CEO Jasmine Gibson is participating in the WeLead program. Have you heard of WeLead? WeLead is a non-partisan leadership training program (for free!) run by the Women & Politics Institute at American University, working to increase the number of women working in politics and running for office. As a participant in the program, Jasmine is asking for your support to help WeLead continue supporting women with an interest in politics.

Funding Goal: $200
Rules to donate: Include Jasmine Gibson in the description box.

*ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO DIRECTLY TO THE WE LEAD PROGRAM.


BUSINESS

For our business project, we are excited to bring the gift of hope to Amanda Mack (@mrsmarriedmack). Amanda is currently crowdfunding to build a bakery, rooted in equity and committed to access, right in the heart of Baltimore, MD! As a chef and amazing baker, Amanda has been captivating the hearts of Baltimoreans for years with her homemade recipes and delicious desserts.

Instagram: @mrsmarriedmack
Instagram: @crustbymack

Donate $25 here TODAY to help Amanda build her bakery AND RECEIVE A DELICIOUS 6-INCH 3-LAYER CAKE!

S.T.E.M/YOUTH

Over the last 18 months, we’ve been watching Brittany Young build B-360 while debunking myths about black children and dirt bike culture. B-360 utilizes dirt bike culture to end the cycle of poverty, disrupt the prison pipeline, and build bridges in communities. Through a STEM education program, community engagement, workforce pipe-lining and events, they equip disconnected youth and adults with the skills to secure educational and career opportunities in STEM fields, while changing perceptions around dirt bike riders and engineers.

Super BOSS, eh?

Instagram: @b360baltimore
Twitter: @b360balt
Facebook: @b360baltimore
Website: www.b360baltimore.org

POLITICS

If you haven’t heard of Nykidra Robinson, CEO & Founder of Black Girls Vote, you are truly missing out on an authentic black woman owning what it means to leverage assets in black communities. Black Girls Vote exists to inspire women of color to use the political process to improve the quality of life for their families and the collective community. Since 2016, Black Girls Vote has been educating communities of color on the voting process and their rights for a collective major impact in policy.

Instagram: @blackgirlsvote
Twitter: @blackgirlsvote
Facebook: @blackgirlsvote
Website: www.blackgirlsvote.com

Jasmine Gibson