Grassroots & Community Projects

About Us is a volunteer initiative and not-for-profit website featuring more than 1,300 Black-owned businesses in CT.

The mission of is to challenge structural racism and transform the legacy of economic and social inequity in the U.S. by providing a platform to drive business to and awareness of local Black-owned businesses.

The success of is thanks to many people working together to make a difference by spreading the word about our site and offering resources to elevate and amplify Black-owned businesses in Connecticut. A team of volunteers give their time, energy and talent to keep this site running and relevant. Team members do not profit anything off of the site nor is the site used for any financial or personal gain. This effort is 100% about giving, lifting up others and expecting nothing in return.

Listings on are free and additional support is provided through pro bono digital marketing, writing and photography services. Businesses never have to pay for any services to receive support from