Salvadorean Bakery: Building Community From the Ground Up

Salvadorean Bakery owners and sisters Aminta Elgin and Ana Castro trace their passion for baking back to the brick oven their grandfather built in El Rosario de La Paz, El Salvador. Their grandmother ran a well-known bakery from the back of her house where they made everything from scratch —...
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Economic allyship + Cristian Roldan

This year athlete activism supporting social justice and calls for economic allyship have reached a crescendo. In August, Seattle Sounders FC announced the launch of, "We Are All Sounders," to fight racism, defend the right to play, stand for LGBTQ+ equality and protect our planet. Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Cristian Roldan is among the...
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Juntos Con Latinx – Economic Allyship With Latinx-Owned Businesses

Juntos Latinx is the theme we selected to drive our celebration of Latinx Heritage Month this year, and we are incredibly excited to launch an economic allyship initiative, Juntos Con Latinx, with the support of five Seattle businesses: Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream, Rachel's Ginger Beer,...
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Latinx Heritage Month: Juntos Latinx

It’s Latinx Heritage Month, and we’re excited to celebrate the many ways that together, the diversity of Latinx-owned businesses make our communities better - Juntos Latinx. In addition to the health impacts of COVID-19, according to a Stanford University survey, from February to April 2020, the number of Latinx-owned businesses dropped by...
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Our In-TEN-tional List For Back-To-School Meals

As back-to-school season kicks off remotely, re-adjusting as a parent can be stressful. For those days when you just need to take a little something off of your plate, a convenient family-style meal awaits you at a restaurant in your neighborhood! If you’re ready to leave lunch and dinner...
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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Racial Justice

When we #SpendLikeItMatters at PoC-owned small businesses, we tip the scales of economic justice toward a more fair and equitable society. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce a special racial justice ice cream collaboration with Sweet Alchemy!  Together, we’ve created three...
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Why Black-Owned Bookstores Matter

Photo: Estelita's Library in Seattle, Washington. Black-owned bookstores across the country have seen a rise in sales in the wake of widespread Black Lives Matter protests. However, in the months prior, many Black-owned bookstores were severely struggling to keep their doors open. For these stores to continue to thrive, we have to celebrate the...
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